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A certain millennial turned 30 recently: Welcome to middle age, Microsoft Excel v2

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"I am now logged into Debian..."

Yes, all the experience in Linux is about using really outdated software....

Just they are "based" on - it's not a direct lineage like Windows and Excel. Linux is not Unix, LibreOffice is not StarOffice (which was not for Unix when it was born), and vi, well, it's a text editor designed for typewriters, a better edlin, sure, but not much. One of the reasons Linux desktop is stable at 4%.

Maybe understanding why Excel could easily overcome Lotus 1-2-3 would give useful hints about creating successful applications and tools for Linux desktop, and, believe me, it's not following vi design.

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