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post #21 of 31
i would love to see adobe step up to the plate and challenge MS... they're slowly aquiring allsorts of good stuff like dreamweaver (all of macromedia acctually) for instance and if they put together a quality competitor for vista and for office 2007 for like 50$ each i think they could do really well.
Office hasn't had any competition since Corel went down (an ottawa company btw! woot silicon valley north baby!)
Here's what i'd like to see price wise!:
Open Office < Adobe Office < MS Office
Free Distros < Adobe/Linux hybridOS < Vista
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post #22 of 31
Shouldn't the marketing rights or Wordperfect and such still be up for grabs somewhere?


If there is any market that's harder to penetrate than the OS market it's this one....
    
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post #23 of 31
Are you people surprised by this? AMD bought ATi and made it into a division. The acquisition had to make an appearance sometime.
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post #24 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart
Shouldn't the marketing rights or Wordperfect and such still be up for grabs somewhere?


If there is any market that's harder to penetrate than the OS market it's this one....
Wordperfect still belongs to Corel... they're still alive... just not kicking anymore
Wordperfect's latest release totaly sucked. it was worse than openoffice and full of bugs. and of course, corel tanked more. they had to bail out of their sponsorship contract on the Ottawa Senators arena (Corel Center --> ScotiaBank Place )!!
The way i see it there are only two companies out there with the means, minds and balls to step into this court. #1 is Google. #2 is Adobe
I know google has issues with charging for stuff so adobe it is! (they have no problems with charging seehotoshop CS2, and that other one with the vector images BIG $$$) Rumour has it they may pick up autocad too! (that'd be awesome for me!)
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post #25 of 31
no one agree?
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post #26 of 31
wow i guess not...
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post #27 of 31
Ever seen what Adobe charges for their products?

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post #28 of 31
lol, ok that's true... but at least it works FLAWLESSLY. more than can be said for MS...
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Now, that's true also... LOL
    
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post #30 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart
The problem with MS v. Netscape was that MS used their monopoly on the OS market to gain control of the browser marked (by including IE in Windows).

Wasnt there a law suite again MS for a similar issue, involving wmp and real player?
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