Microsoft will have to pull Office 2003 and 2007 Off the Shelves
Microsoft will have to pull Office 2003 and 2007 off the shelves along with Word 2003 and 2007 until Microsoft can redesign the software without the XML document format in a Patent violation.
Microsoft said this could prevent them for selling their # 1 selling product for many months.
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This is going to lead to 2 things that can happen. People will either start having to install Open Office or start Pirating office on new computers until the issue has been dealt with. IMO this is a blessing for the Open Office project. With the current version being able to open and edit office 2007 formats.