Washington Post: WordPerfect’s New Version Is No Improvement

My spin: Ouch. My experience with Word Perfect was much different. However, that’s why there’s “opinion”. Also I’ve been a long time WP user, maybe this reporter in the Washington Post story was a long time word user.
News Clip: If there were such a thing as a hospice for software, WordPerfect would have checked in a long time ago. Its fall from the summit to the cellar of the productivity-software market has few parallels in the business. But the program — owned by Corel since 1996 and now sold mostly as part of an office suite — has soldiered on. In the past two years it’s even gained ground, thanks to aggressive bundling deals that put it on the hard drives of computers from Dell, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard and Sony.
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