office apps

Chip Camden sterling at
Mon Jun 7 18:24:15 UTC 2010

On Jun 07 2010 12:14, Warren Block wrote:
> 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

Thanks, but no thanks.  I can't type and drive a stake at the same time.

Seriously, I'd like to avoid polluting my precious FreeBSD system with
Microsoft bits, unless it's within a VM.

Sterling (Chip) Camden | | |

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