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Re: FrontPage Wants to be FREEEEEEEE

From: Ryan Eby <ebyryan@msu.edu>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 19:00:34 -0500
Message-ID: <003a01c081aa$d9286320$150f0a23@eby>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
If I remember correctly only the Premium version of Office 2000 has
FrontPage 2000 so not everyone that has Office has FrontPage. If you want
the version with FrontPage you do have to fork over more.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
To: "Kathleen Anderson" <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Cc: "Davey Leslie" <davey@inx-jp.org>; "Anne Pemberton"
<apembert@crosslink.net>; "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>; "'Bailey,
Bruce'" <Bruce_Bailey@ed.gov>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 3:31 PM
Subject: FrontPage Wants to be FREEEEEEEE


> At 05:32 AM 1/18/2001 , Kathleen Anderson wrote:
> >Davey:
> >Please don't confuse FrontPage Express, which came with IE, and was free,
> >with FrontPage 2000, which is part of Office and is not free. They are
two
> >completely differently animals.
>
> Good point -- it's also important to note that the majority of
> office workers in the U.S. -do- have some version of Office
> installed on their computers, which means that it's not an
> extra purchase for the company/school if they choose to use
> FP2K.  Thus it's effectively "free" even if it's not technically
> free software -- since you wanted Word and Excel and Powerpoint
> anyway, you didn't have to fork over anything extra for FP2K.
>
> --Kynn
>
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>
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