office apps

Chip Camden sterling at
Tue Jun 8 15:16:11 UTC 2010

On Jun 07 2010 22:12, Chris Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jun 2010, Chip Camden wrote:
> >[...] 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.
> I have clients like that too. What I've done - only once or twice, and 
> really just to be a dick - is to do my writeup in ASCII text, then `mv foo 
> foo.doc`. There, it's in word format! And Word really can open the file, 
> so...
That's great -- I'll have to remember that one.

Sterling (Chip) Camden | | |

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