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Re: Accessibility of Microsoft Word Documents

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 23:33:57 -0500 (EST)
To: andy@andyheath.org.uk
cc: tina@elfi.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0303192331500.13738-100000@smarty.smart.net>

On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Andy Heath wrote:

> >>I agree with you.  The trouble is you can't work
> >>together with people in the business world (who do
> >>have *some* good ideas :)) ) unless you do.
> > 
> >    This confuses me, Andy. Would you, then, say that "The trouble is you can't
> >   work together with people in the business world ... unless you do [install
> >   and run Internet Explorer]" as well ?
> 
> What I am saying is that its very difficult to
> work on common documents when others are using
> word unless you do also.  This is not an
> argument for using word at all, just an expression
> of frustration that so many people do.  You *can*
> do it but have to accept many compromises in the

yes it is crazyness, I just recently (and am still) working on a project
in which one office uses WordPerfect, another uses Word, and we use Open
Office......we were finally down to sending stuff in ASCII text

#*$&@()@
Bob


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