Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If functionality and stability are the criteria, LibreOffice's Writer is a more powerful tool than Microsoft Word.
But how do the other main productivity tools in LibreOffice and Microsoft Office (MSO) compare? In other words, how do Impress and PowerPoint, the slide show applications in the two office suites, compare? Or Calc and Excel, the spreadsheet apps?
The answers are far more complicated than with the word processors.