The options for online office suite applications, rather than those you need to install on your computer, are opening up.
However--wait, there's more! ;>
Morbidly Thoughtful mentions ZohoWriter. Arvind wrote to me to mention that they also have ZohoSheet, an online spreadsheet. They have many other products; see them listed at http://blogs.zoho.com/. Go to this post to learn more about the spreadsheet product.
This is all great. As Shawn says, now individuals and cities can spend money on good internet, and skip the hundreds for Microsoft Office. It's all about having the option to spend your money on what's actually important.