Sun says that StarOffice has cross-platform functionality, thanks to Sun's ONE StarOffice 6.0 offers XML support. Does StarOffice work as well on Windows or Unix as it does on Linux? Does OpenOffice.org also work well on any OS?
On Solaris, one is more likely to have a client networked installation rather than standalone, and I think standalone is better, but that's an implementation issue, rather than a platform issue.
This was first published in July 2003