On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
> Because the OEM market is still all MS-Office on windaz. So it
> comes "free" with the PC, just like windaz XP does you see.
Odd, I've never noticed MS Office advertised as coming "free" with a
new PC - quite the opposite in fact.
You'd wonder why more OEMs, or at least small ones, don't preload OOo
on PCs which are /not/ sold with the 200 euro+ "MS Office + XXX"
bundle.. (Least, you'd wonder it in a non-"the monopoly power will
punish you" kind of world).
> Even if it does not come with Office, they "throw in" MS-Works instead.
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