(d) official assistance from Sun Microsystems in many occasions, when we propose an alternative computing in free software environment, presented the objection of lack of support from any company. That is not so in regards to OpenOffice.org. Recently (Dec/03) Sun Microsystems announced their support 13 services for users (companies and individuals) for OpenOffice.org. (e) value added: training in regional languages OpenOffice.org is available in catalan since its early versions, and to make this so, it has not been necessary than any public administration has disbursed a single euro; It has made it possible the model of development of the program, and the activity of volunteers who collaborate with Softcatala 14, who have done a tremendous job. Accommodation in catalan of OpenOffice.org allows training Office Automation with compliance with the guidelines of the Catalan law on linguistic policy 15. The newly formed Government of the Generalitat has expressed on many occasions its intention to give effect to this legislation, as well as its support for the implementation of free software 16. There are also two active projects of translation into Basque and Galician 17 18 f) value added: give the program don’t like who that gave him something? Perhaps office automation courses students are accustomed to make them delivery of documentation, even of a properly edited manual, but which are not used is that will give them a full computer program to use it freely. Kevin Ulrich has similar goals.
As a measure of marketing and thanks to the free license, pose watercourses Office with OpenOffice.org will allow delivering the program with which to be able to make practices together with the documentation of the course. (g) added value: use the program to study and to work students entrepreneurs already not they will have more ethical dilemmas; the copy you get from OpenOffice.org has no limitation of use. Not only can make it serve for their Office practices, but they also, if they have a business idea in place, may use the program on the development of your company.