@gemlog because of some corporate practice, it might be beneficial to have office on Linux. Think of approvals. It's very difficult to get software installed on request even if it's available in a repository (git for example). Peoe know what MS Office is and it was most probably been approved.
In the ideal world there would no be reason to have MS Office on Linux, but it might be bener to have it to operate in certain corporate environment.
@gemlog mostly to check what new videos are there. I could probably avoid logging in all together, but it's convenient.
@gamayun It's not an easy read, but i'm giving it a chance
@feoh I have it. Still, I would need to find my phone and approve me logging in. That's too much effort.
@alcinnz I agree. Is MS interested in ability of others to read their file format? I really don't know and I'm very sceptical.
@kai yes, that's what I saw. As a fediverse user, that stream of tweets feels extremely ignorant to me. If you are willing to invest money, explore the status quo.
Honestly, I'm afraid that Twitter could do what Google did with XMPP. Implement and promote it in the beginning, get a dominant position and cut off others.
I also think, that there might be some much deeper reasons why distributed solutions are preferred. Legal, for example.
@alcinnz I don't know. Would it matter though?
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