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Re: [xml-dev] "Open XML" et al... Blech... Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft buys the Swedish vote on OOXML?

> Well... we don't really need to rehash the whole
> who-do-we-thank-for-word processors / spreadsheets thing.  I used
> WordStar in 1982, WordPerfect later, Visicalc in DOS, etc.  There are
> only so many ways (so far) to do a word processor or a spreadsheet, and
> the only real innovation that stands out was the original Visicalc.
> Microsoft has been paid more than enough for Office and Windows.

According to who?  You?  And what gives you this right?

> but that doesn't invalidate my
> recognizing it for what it is.

A clone of someone else's hard work.  Dress it up all you want, but spare me
the bullshit.

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