[mso] Re: Suggestions needed from Word Perfect converts

  • From: "Greg Chapman" <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 11:04:01 -0500

>   4.. Mostly your audience will feel strong resentment at the
> fact that Word (aka Microsoft Corp) is being forced on them.
> WP users are, in my experience, intensely loyal to their
> product and pretty much loathe all things Microsoft.

I'd like to intensify that statement. No one likes to lose and the fact is
that the feeling is often stronger than resentment. It approaches the
religious. It's also very much a Mac vs. PC style of combat.

Of course, it also doesn't change a thing for what they eventually must
do; change.<g>

Greg Chapman
"Counting in binary is as easy as 01, 10, 11!
With thinking this clear, is coding really a good idea?"

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mso-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:mso-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Anne Robson
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 6:39 AM
> To: mso@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [mso] Re: Suggestions needed from Word Perfect converts
> Linda
> I haven't used WP in Windows for ages but I cut my teeth on
> WP for DOS and I would therefore make the following observations.
>   1.. You gave a hint that the people you will be teaching
> are largely secretaries - I am/was one of that dying breed -

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