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RE: MS Office and Accessibility

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 08:45:39 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
cc: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>, "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0110230842320.7993-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:

> Charles
> nice idea, thanks. I'm not entirely sure how to attach a macro to a
> directory but I'll look into it.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@w3.org]
> > Charles McCN
> > On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:
> > 
> >   As far as saving Office docs as html goes - given the 
> > bloated and peculiar
> >   code this method produces, that is my last choice solution. 

most people have no idea how bloated a "Word" document is...I have
converted WORD documents to Wordperfect and they go, for example, from
12k to about 2.5k in size.  unbelievable.!!

our company won't allow Word documents to be saved on the system,
PERIOD. I know memory is cheap, but lets not waste it either.  

Bob

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