Re: Need witnesses
On Mon, 16 Sep 2002 20:11:34 -0700
Craig Dickson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Ok I see the names and organization you speak of. So what does this
> > mean? Is this some sort of thing that MS word is putting in the
> > .doc that it isn't supposed to?
> Not so much that it isn't supposed to, but that people don't always
> realize it does. MS Word files have a number of data fields that are
> visible in the file properties dialog, but people often don't look
> there. Word also has a tendency to populate those fields with default
> values such as the name and organization that is the registered owner
> of that copy of Word. I think this is what Bruce is interested in --
> the idea is that this Jack MacCrisken either isn't quite who he says
> he is, or that the letter may have been written for him by others who
> prefer not to take credit for it.
That never proves anything. I know of some people who fill the
software registration field with Captain Kirk. I imagine someone could
"register" his copy of win98 or winword as old Bill himself.
BTW why am I replying to this? Was the original post perhaps missent to