Office 2003: Early or Not, Here It Comes

Office 2003: Early or Not, Here It Comes. Sometimes, I get a really good chuckle out of Microsoft's marketing tactics. Last night, the company started informing analysts and reporters that Office 2003 would be released for download to volume-licensing customers and to Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers, starting Monday. This has been characterized as being ahead of schedule (originally Oct. 1), fostered by customer demand.

In reality, because Microsoft completed final Office 2003 bits on Aug. 19, the company could pretty much release the code anytime after that date. … [Microsoft Monitor]

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