Was reading an interview with the KDE League's chairman, Andreas Pour. Thought I'd pass it on to you guys:

http://www.linuxlookup.com/html/inte...view-2001.html

What's interesting with this is that employees at my workplace (actually, a couple of the admins and myself), have pondered about moving away from Microsoft and using an alternative for the workstations. We've thought that one of the biggest hurdle is getting Windows-centric minds to work in a Linux environment. But as the article shows, integration of Microsoft products with the KDE environment will ease that transition. Alternative solutions such as StarOffice will most likely get better, stemming off the need for such windows integration. Good news for the Linux community, bad news for Bill