Advocating FDL University-courses

Richard Smedley richard.smedley at
Tue Jul 16 10:08:25 UTC 2002

Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:

> Generic text editors doesn't mean *plain text* editors.
> That would be silly - 99% of population uses WYSYWIG for such things.
> You can edit it in OpenOffice, AbiWord, KWord and ton of other
> *formatted text* editors.

And what about that (more than) 1% of the population whose
accessibility needs mean that they use, say, Emacspeak - or
other /text/ based editors?
And those using older PCs which will not happily run a GUI?
To them, how open are MS doc formats?

- Richard


Richard Smedley
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