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OpenOffice's apparent mission creep

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Apparently, OpenOffice 3.0 is intent on picking a fight with Microsoft Outlook. Bonne chance, mes amis. I don't mean to imply that it can't be done, but am rather suggesting that this is not the right way to go about it. Zimbra, sure. Or Mozilla's Thunderbird (standalone), sure. But bundled into OpenOffice? I'm not seeing it.

Bundling a runner-up PIM/email suite with a runner-up Office replacement? Not likely. Disruption is the way to go, and the combination is not disruptive.

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