Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 986
Mojo asked :
what's going on.
Yeah OS X is great but why is Apple picking on Microsoft 987
Oxford's version of this argument is rather extreme (like pretty much everything else he says), but there is some validity...
Then Mojo followed up :
While MS sells Office for the Mac the package does not include the DAO reference library which means you can't connect Excel up to a database and develop custom Excel Worksheets.
So Office for Mac is a "half product". Not a development tool.
Third party implementations are available for MSQuery, not DAO, and not for Office 2004.
As to stopping a revenue stream it's no so significant that MS has been keeping MediaPlayer up to date.
MS hasn't done anything for Apple in two years.
It's just makes companies less likely to add Mac users. Who wants to hire a bunch of employees who have an attritude about how great their OS is - when the OS doesn't matter - it's the product.
Oh. I agree with that. I'm especially keen on Applecare and their world clbutt support.
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