[odf-discuss] Service Plans for OpenOffice.org Software
Lars D. Noodén
lars at umich.edu
Thu Oct 19 06:49:38 EDT 2006
It is useful, but maybe for the smaller ones. Getting OOo or KOffice
pre-installed on machines of the larger OEMs means getting past the
agreements MS has with them. The agreements are generally not public and
MS executives call them trade secrets. So, if the agreements were made
public they would probably break MS' hold on the bigger OEMs.
Service plans like that could help a cottage industry of small,
Ensure access to your data in the future
On Wed, 18 Oct 2006, Russell Ossendryver wrote:
> This is great news, it can potentially open up doors for major computer
> manufacturers to pre-install OO and sell a service plan to make money?
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