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· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · January
· · · · 09 (2 entries)

NeoOffice · I just made my an­nu­al do­na­tion to NeoOf­fice. If you want to deal with MS Of­fice and OpenOf­fice.org and ODF doc­u­ments on the Mac and you don’t want to buy any over­priced opaque bi­na­ries, it’s your best bet. The new news is that that the lat­est NeoOf­fice (2.2.2) start­up is ir­ri­tat­ing­ly slow on my 2GHz MacBook. Which, you see, is good news, be­cause pre­vi­ous com­bi­na­tions of old­er NeoOf­fices and old­er Macs start­ed up painful­ly, ag­o­niz­ing­ly, slow. For those of us who live on the We­b, at this point in his­to­ry it’s hard to feel much love for office-doc pro­cess­ing soft­ware; but of its kind, Neo is re­al­ly not bad.
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NetNewsWire & NewsGator go Free · There’s a bor­ing press re­lease; and in­ter­est­ing write-ups from Greg Reinack­er and Brent Sim­mons. (Oh, and why is it we need press re­leas­es any more?) This is in­ter­est­ing on a bunch of ground­s ...
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