Microsoft seems to have realized the danger of Open Source Software, and is promoting the idea that anything in Microsoft Office can be fixed with Visual Basic for Applications. Interestingly the arguments are rather familiar: "You don't have to take it on faith that a third-party patch for Word, for example, is safe to use (or competently written). You can read the code and see exactly what it does and how."
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×