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Re: Power Point reader

also sprach Matthew Weier O'Phinney <matthew@weierophinney.net> [2002.12.07.1843 +0100]:
> I'm not the OP, but I will present a reason: If you're on an older
> machine (<550MHz), or have less than 128MB RAM, or haven't tuned your
> hard drive to utilize DMA and other features that speed access,
> OpenOffice.org is a real pig to use. 

Well, M$ PowerPoint isn't any better with the configuration.

> My main machine is a 366Mhz Celeron. Until this summer, I had 96MB in
> it, and hadn't tuned my hard drive. OpenOffice (and StarOffice) were so
> slow and took so many resources as to be virtually useless. (Compare
> this to ApplixOffice, which loads in a matter of seconds and uses less
> memory than Galeon, and you can see which Office suite won me over.)

I will have to check it out.

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