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In comp.os.linux.advocacy, DFS wrote on Tue, 2 Aug 2005 17:07:27 -0400
I was thinking something along the lines of megabytes per second, if at all possible. In other words, a 10 MB document might take 10 seconds to open.
Or some such.
Got it in one. Of course, the diagram is munged in Word, too.
Might be. Some people call them "bodice-rippers"; I'll let you guess what one's bodice is.
Admittedly, it's interesting in a nasty sort of way. One's reading a chapter in the novel where the hero is falling down a deep hole and the chapter ends right there; the next page has an ad for Dramamine....
Or, the girl has found the man of her dreams and has just enthusiastically kissed him good night and gone into her room to sleep; the next page would have an ad for a 1-night stand...erm, stay... in Las Vegas, or maybe just a phone number for really hot hot something or other.
Quicker than MS Office?
Your loss. :-P :-)
Why use Open Source when Microsoft products are so cheap... 10020
snips For that kind of money, they should damn well be learning how to cope with life, rather than simply buttume it stays static. If the only...
Because Microsoft Windows is better, of course. :-) At least, that's the impression I get from you.
Only until Microsoft cuts off its air, water, power, or food supply.
Why use Open Source when Microsoft products are so cheap... 10019
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Kelsey Bjarnason wrote on Sun, 07 Aug 2005 11:00:08 GMT Good points. I'll admit were I to design a system similar...
Can't be too careful with Al Qaeda wandering about in their tuxedos. Or was that the penguinistas wandering about with their freeware laptops? :-)
So copy it *before* you open it in a foreign tool, or lock it down. Douy.
I have no idea what "OO Base" is. There is an oocalc, but you're probably referring to some sort of DB analysis tool.
Closest I see is 'mdbtools', which allows for reading "Microsoft Database files", whatever those are. Kexi is available but that's part of KOffice. Firebird is a relational database; not sure if it has a GUI or not.
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