To the keepers of the holy grail of Open Source
david at usermode.org
Tue Jan 23 03:45:46 UTC 2001
On Monday 22 January 2001 09:35 am, Bryan George wrote:
> > Okay, I'm writing it down: "Audience = inflexible Unix bigots =>
> document = brain dead ASCII text". Got it, thanks!
I don't have MS Office, and I am not about to pay for it. This has nothing to
do with bigotry, but everything to do with my money, my harddrive space,
etc... And when it comes to a choice between rebooting the system to run your
document's native OS, or shelling out yet more money to get VMWare, I'll just
There are alternatives so use them. If the presentation you are sending is
comprised solely of verbal content, then ASCII is sufficient. If you need
some small amount of text formatting, try HTML. And if you need to control
the document's appearance exactly, try PDF.
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