Re: Working Within the System

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 13:13:35 MDT

Charlie wrote:
> I run a Microsoft-
> free zone of about eighteen computers, and I *resent* being expected to be
> compatible with the latest version of Excel or Word by idiots in offices
> who wouldn't know an open standard if it bit them on the ankle.

My company solved that by using "compatible with the Web" over
"compatible with Microsoft"...

"You want to send us your latest draft? Great, we'll post it on our
Web site for review: not all of our people can receive hard copy easily,
and we'd rather not have multiple versions going around by e-mail.
What, it's in Word? Oooh, sorry, Web don't support that format. Save
it as HTML before you send it, 'k?"

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