Word (was: Advocating FDL University-courses)
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Thu Jul 18 22:26:46 UTC 2002
On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 21:28, Michael Kallas wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 11:45:06AM +0200, xdrudis at tinet.org wrote:
> > I've had trouble editing a MS Word file in one of those (plus MS OFfice)
> > and then looking at it in some other. That's because
> > a) Word files are not intended to move from one computer to another,
> > let alone, one program to another.
> > b) the format is not a standard, it's a moving target.
> Well, that's all only too true.
> But would it be possible to create a MS Word Add-In that
> a) Converts the content into some specified format and
> b) Qualifies as Free Software?
> Such a solution would reduce the "extra work" to create really free
> documents that was mentioned earlier in the discussion.
yes it's called "save as ascii text" :)
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