Re: Docx and OpenOffice in Lenny
2008/10/20 Paul van der Vlis <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> All outgoing documents are in PDF. But customers will sent all kinds of
> documents as input.
Ah, I see. Then, I suppose that it is MSO 2007, OOo 3.x, or nothing.
At least, nothing else that I know of can open docx files. But like I
mentioned earlier, they are simply (ha!) XML files and should be
parsable (I would imagine that they are compressed as well but I have
not played with them).
>> And what about users who are not running as admin and don't have admin
>> rights on the box?
> Auto updates? I am not a MS sysadmin, no idea.
I least at my university, the machines are ghosted at every reboot.
They are running four year old systems with no updates, and reghosted
at least daily. I'm scared to use them, really, and at least here in
Israel I understand that this is not an unusual practice even in the
>> In any case, sending documents that require $xxx program and $yyy for
>> the only OS that it runs on is bad. What if they were sending you
>> DotanOffice documents, that only could be opened on DotanOS. I'd be a
> It's about receiving documents, not about sending.
I'm going to be rich! I will license DotanOffice at only $500 per
copy, but DotanOS will be $1000! I'll let you pirate it for a few
years to get you hooked first, of course!