Homeschoolers for Open Office

Chris, Daryl and I have been discussing Open Office. It would be neat to start an informal group called ‘Homeschoolers for Open Office’. Its an office software suite for Windows and linux thats FREE. (No, there are no * with that free)

It is an open source suite and Open Source has a lot in common with homeschooling.

Open Office is downloadable at


  1. I know a certain someone who thinks Linux is da bomb, so I’ll forward this to him. Do we get t-shirts to go with this club?

  2. Fantastic idea. We use OO at home and are quite happy with it. Unfortunately my clients are extremely fussy about things such as formatting (and that it perfectly match all of their other documents) and so as a result I am stuck with MS-Office for the time being.


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