[tex-live] OT: Why use Windows

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Wed Jun 21 21:57:33 CEST 2006

Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Fabrice Popineau wrote:
>> And to add another opportunity for a flame thread ... it is even
>> impossible to expect to share document work between MS office and Open
>> Office. Or at least the last attempt I had to do that failed
>> miserably. I have been given a document model for some sort of
>> catalogue. Trying to fill the model under Open Office gave a result
>> which was very different from the MS Office one. 
> I'm inclined to agree. For daily interchange
> or working documents, the
> compatibility isnt 100% good enough

The same is probably true between different versions of MS Office.  I
have worked too little with current MS Office to be sure, but it was
like this when I still did.  In the old times, my wife used StarOffice
just for the purpose of converting doc files from one version to the

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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