Reply to post: Re: Provides a useful tool

Geneticists throw hands in the air, change gene naming rules to finally stop Microsoft Excel eating their data

Anonymous Coward
Anonymous Coward

Re: Provides a useful tool

My experience of spreadsheet for science in academia is that the format is selected as it allows some protection of functions so as limit expertise theft and/or where the academic in question cannot understand/recreate the calculations themselves.

Yet another example of dumbing down due to IT again allowing the inept to present themselves as otherwise.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon


Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020