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Re: Schools and computers rant

Subject: Re: Schools and computers rant
From: Chris Whelan
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 23:02:34 +0100
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt

Adrian C wrote:

> Trev wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Home and student Office is for any one but Business users Now.
> 
> Yes, I'm glad they changed the rules to allow childless folks to get the
> Home edition, and business users to pay full whack - though they never
> do if larger than the one man band company not on volume licensing.
> 
> The student deal gives cheap access to PowerPoint, Access and Publisher
> - all applications that have specific courses taught in School and
> College, and those that previously meant lots of pirate copies of Office
> Professional were floating about. £40 for Office 2007 Ultimate ain't so
> bad :-)
> 
> Ps your not
>> allowed to write your best seller on it but Who is going to check which
>> WP you used when the publish your book
> 
> Perhaps the grammar and spelling checker autocorrects differently in
> Home & Student as it does in Business / Ultimate versions, and a
> Microsoft droid spends her life reading published texts, spotting
> tell-tales and issuing writs.

What, you mean like the deliberate mistakes the Ordnance Survey put in their
maps? The ones that cost the AA all that money...

> Hang on, there's someone at the door ....

:-)

Chris

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