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The ODF debate: A real world view

CommentWhat exactly is meant by document portability? Does it mean that a document created in one application can be viewed using a different application on another operating system? Does it mean that the document can be viewed and edited within another application on the same or another OS platform? Or does it simply mean that you can be sure that the document you create today can be read in the future using proprietary products from the same software vendor?
David Perry, 13 Aug 2006

Long Tail will end in heartbreak

AnalysisThe long tail merchandising - selling products with relatively low sales - excites technologists who think they have discovered something revolutionary. But not only is the concept an old one, it's likely to burn investors.
Barry Sosnick, 13 Aug 2006