office apps

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Jun 7 18:14:26 UTC 2010

On Mon, 7 Jun 2010, Chip Camden wrote:
> For most of what I need to do, it's not an issue.  But I do have clients
> who send me Word docs, and one who requires that I send them specs in
> Word format.  For that, I guess I'm stuck using some behemoth office
> tool, if only for converting from a different format.  I'm currently
> doing that work on a Windows workstation, but I'd like to limit my
> involvement with Windows to only developing for it when I must.

The genuine Office runs in most of its appalling glory on Wine.  Starts 
up far quicker than OO.o, too.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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