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Re: Software in main that is throughly useless without non-free software

*Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>         I, on the other hand, use word2x, and recently, wordperfect,
>  and I understand word files. I tell people my preference, and I don't
>  send out word files, but I run a capable system. 
	I should point out that it is far from perfect.  I have helped
people use StarOffice and Wordperfect for  linux/unix and sometimes they
fail to convert documents or do it incorrectly.  Sometimes the default
MSword save parameters are at fault, and it is very incovenient for the
author to save the doc with other parameters (they may find this very
difficult).  Working with my g-friend under a dead-line, we have
occaisionally had been forced to boot win98.  But this is only a side

John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>,  lapeyre@debian.org
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre

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