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Subject:Re: Why should I be worried about the merger? From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 22 Apr 2005 10:20:42 -0400
> Why do you think Word sucks so much? THAT is what Adobe's tools will
> become without good competitive products. Shareholders will demand
> that those $$ be given to them rather than spent on development that,
> in their eyes, isn't necessary.
And you know this for a fact? That "Word sucks" because of lack of
competition and not due to the widespread market in which it has
positioned itself, opening itself up to all users from grandparents
and school children to business and technical professionals?
I don't use Word, but I can hardly say it sucks. And, I have to give
MS major kudos for developing an entire Office suite that so
seamlessly interacts with each other. You don't need to know a thing
about anything in order to take info from one Office app and use it in
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