Way to view MS Office's new file format

debiani386 at gmail.com debiani386 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 20:50:54 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 12:52 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/22/2008 10:35 AM, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> > Linda Hanigan wrote:
> >> Is there an open source way to view MS Office's new file format? We
> >> are starting to get more of these annoying files as email 
> >> attachments.
> > 
> > This might help.
> > 
> > http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html
> > 
> > Peter HB
> > 
> Not likely:
> <quote>
> You sent the attachment in Microsoft Word format, a secret proprietary
> format, so I cannot read it. If you send me the plain text, HTML, or
> PDF, then I could read it.
> </quote>
> HTML is turned off on _all_ of my email clients.
then dont send it in html. Most people that i know of typically have
HTML turned of in their email viewers. IMHO thats why its best to send
it in text or something like that when sending attachments. 

besides the latest version of oo can read 2k7 documents. Idk how well it
can do it, but it can


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