Is it possible to use OpenOffice with Microsoft Exchange Mail?

I would like to offer a solution in place of MS Office 2003/outlook. Is this possible?
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debuggerauCommented:
Microsoft Exchange Mail offer pop3 interfaces, so yes, its possible..
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jderaCommented:
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stevenvelIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Debuggerau,
I have MS Windows 2003 SBS Server with XP clients/outlook2003. Are you saying that  I can install open office instead of MS Office 2003 and access Exchange calander/contacts/emails?
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debuggerauCommented:
stevenvel,

There are a few ways you 'can' get it going...

It wont be the Microsoft proprietary methods, and you'd be reduced to doing most things in a web browser, but with OWA, most exchange features are available..

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