Re: 'file' doesn't recognize my Abiword .ode file
On Wed, 04 Jul 2007 13:35:25 +0200
Mathias Brodala <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Celejar.
> Celejar, 04.07.2007 02:18:
> > On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 17:06:57 +0200
> > Mathias Brodala <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Celejar, 25.06.2007 16:40:
> >>> 'file' reports just 'data' when queried about an Abiword .odt file.
> >> Abiword does not support the ODT format yet. What makes you think that it did
> >> save in this format?
> > ??? When I open the Save Dialog and click on the Save File As Type
> > button, one of the choices in the drop down list is "OpenDocument
> > (.odt)", and when selected, Abi saves as an .odt file.
> Now that’s odd. I don’t have that option and never had; using version 2.4.6 from
> Debian stock. Double-checking … no, nowhere to be found here.
Apparently ODF support is a plugin, distributed in abiword-plugins.
>From that package's changelog:
> abiword (1.0.2+cvs.2002.08.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
> * The "Truckin'" release.
> * New upstream release (CVS).
> * Added OpenWriter plugin.
> -- Masayuki Hatta <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat, 10 Aug 2002 10:37:15 +0900
And from 'dpkg -L abiword-plugins':
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=383409
> >>> but the discussion indicates that 'file' is
> >>> reporting 'zip'.
> >> Yeah, that’s what OpenDocuments are after all.
> > Not the point; they are seeing .zip while I'm seeing data. Why?
> Seems to have been clarified in the mentioned report now.
I don't understand. All the messages I see in the report indicate that
file is recognizing the document as a zip archive, just not as an ODF
> Regards, Mathias
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