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Incoming!

IBM launches another shot across the bow of Microsoft:

"IBM is resurrecting an old name for this brand new software: Lotus Symphony. The new Symphony, based on Open Office, is yet another product to support Open Document Format (ODF), the ISO standard for universal document interchange. There are about 135 million Lotus Notes users, and they will also receive Symphony free. IBM support will be available for a fee. There are no details yet about platform support, but IBM is supporting Lotus Notes 8 on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows, so at least those three are likely."

I use NeoOffice on my iMac at home, and aside the presentation (PowerPoint) module, it's quite good.

Between this and Google integrating a presentation module into Google Docs and, um, mixed reaction to Vista, there just may be some chinks appearing in Redmond's armor.

“Incoming!”