It might be good but at the same time, it's hard to change the way people prefer to work.
Characteristics of a good ``official lab wp'':
|Wordproc||Multiplatform?||Good Math?||Submissions?||Bibliography?||Imports figures?||Good for editing/thinking?||Page Layout (ie PageMaker)?|
|MSWord||No unix||90%||only one that does msword submissions. no latex submissions.||no bibtex||no eps||yes||yes|
|FrameMaker||Yes. Expensive. Dies out 12/00 on linux||yes||no word export. no latex export||bibtex, but painful to install||yes||yes||only one that does posters rightly|
|Lyx||No mac||yes||latex submissions||bibtex||yes||yes||no|