[nSLUG] Job Opportunity at Chalk

Daniel Morrison draker at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 17:56:40 AST 2009


2009/2/21 Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca>:
>
> rb> ***   Can you even open them, or has Microsoft changed the format yet
> rb> again?  )-:
>
> sg> It opened cleanly in Openoffice.
>
> It opens cleanly in /usr/bin/strings, too.
>
> Using the word "open" in this way is allowing MS to take control of
> the dialog.  Alas, doing so is now nearly ubiquitous.

Quite so. Thank you for bringing this to my attention.

It's really quite simple after a moment's thought.

I have "opened" many books that I could not interpret -- the most
recent I think was in Russian. Nevertheless, the pictures/diagrams are
still partly legible!

-D.



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