[wilhelmtux-discussion] Anfragen an Kanton ZH und Stadt ZH zum Thema .doc und .xls

Manfred.Morgner at gmx.net Manfred.Morgner at gmx.net
Don Jan 16 15:52:11 CET 2003

Hallo Claude,

a further point is - Not any windows user has Excel. For example my wife.
She uses Windows as the last member of my family, but she does not have a

As some of you remember, I was a MSDN-Universal subscriber. This means, that
I have nearly all Microsoft Software in all languages Mircosoft ever
produced until about 1997. But the license forbids using this software for
reason than development and by other users than me. So she is unable to
Excel files, even as Windows user.

If you wish to know, why we dont get a license, look out for the price.


> I agree. I think that the info handed to the Zurich City and Canton MP
> should start with something eye-catching, like "Maybe 90% of end-users
> have Microsoft programs, but 90% of end-users is not the same as 100% of
> citizens" (Alex's, if I correctly remember).
> Only afterwards, move on to the excell issue. Another point about
> Excell: not all Windows users are at ease with Excell either...
> Sorry I can't help actively with the drafting: both my German and my
> tech knowledge are too lousy. But I'll be glad to proof-read.

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