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2008-08-11 03:00:16

By Rozana Sani FREE, open source office productivity tools are fast becoming the preferred alternative for users who are concerned about cost savings. Rozana Sani speaks to representatives of Sun Microsystems and IBM to get their views. Open source, according to its proponents, is being adopted across major verticals such as public, technical, educational, financial, and services sectors and even among small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Sun Microsystems' marketing director Chong Soon...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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