[OT] documents for the general public need to be generally readable
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Wed Oct 29 20:38:44 UTC 2008
Wade Smart wrote:
> 20081029 0948 GMT-6
> This is a small rant of mine.
> My son is in orchestra and his teacher sent out a file in a Microsoft
> docx format to ALL of the students in the music department. What upsets
> me about this is, first, to assume that all parents are using the latest
> Microsoft Office much less Microsoft Windows is ignorant.
That's exactly what it is - ignorant. They just don't know any better. I
got a .docx from a client a couple of weeks ago, and he had no idea what he
was doing, that was just the default format the latest Word is using. I
don't even have access to a Windows system that reads .docx files.
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