Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Slashdot | Google & Sun Planning Web Office:
"According to this post at Dirson's blog, Google and Sun Microsystems are to announce a new and kick-ass webtool: an Office Suite based on Sun's OpenOffice and accesible with your browser. Today at 10:30h (Pacific Time) two companies are holding a conference with more details, but Jonathan Schwartz (President of Sun Microsystems) claimed on Saturday on this post of his blog that "the world is about to change this week", predicting new ways to access software."

Wow! I was late on picking up this bit of news. I certainly hope it is a web version of OpenOffice. This would hopefully change a lot of things for the computer industry, certainly verifying the internet as a viable platform for day-to-day business applications, if that hasn't been done already.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...