Re: Crash Course in Word for non-writers

Subject: Re: Crash Course in Word for non-writers
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 09:31:21 -0700

At 05:24 AM 4/18/97 -0500, Buck Buchanan wrote:
>We've all wondered how, despite so many real problems, Word continues to
>be accepted--even demanded--by company management.
>I suppose the answer may be its universal usage.
Office is cheap, especially compared to FrameMaker. It is ubiquitous with
about 85%-90% of the market. Like a lot of mediocre software, it can be used
by a wide range of users, from admins to professional writers (although it's
probably too complicated for beginners and not powerful enough for more
complicated tasks. In short, it's Beta v VHS all over again.

--Wayne Douglass

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