On 10/17/2016 10:14 AM, Cley Faye <cleyf...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2016-10-17 16:07 GMT+02:00 Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org>: >> On 10/15/2016 7:02 AM, toki <toki.kant...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> For my part, I point blank refuse to use MS Word (any version), because >>> it is completely, utterly and absolutely incompatible with itself (the >>> same version but on a different computer)--- to the point that they >>> might as well have been written by two different companies, with >>> different development teams. >> >> While I would agree there can be problems - sometimes big ones, between >> *different* versions of Word (or Excel or Powerpoint), I call BS on your >> the above. It simply is not true. >> >> FUD like this does nothing to help with the spread of open file formats.
> While the initial statement is exaggerated, It is MUCH more than just exaggerated... > moving a file between two computers using the same version of MSO > can produce different results, with no obvious reasons. Of course > after digging enough an explanation can be found, By all means, please provide an example of something that could cause this... Maybe differing versions of VSC++, but I can't think of much else. > but I've seen it happen often enough to be noticeable. This was in > the beginning of the docx format, but I would not be surprised if things > didn't change much in it's ~10 years of existence. Well, yes, sure, when a new file format is introduced there are a lot of things that can happen. But we are not talking about 10 years ago and a brand new file format. We're talking about now - and I'd include the *recent* past (say, 2-4 years). I'm not saying it can not ever happen, I'm saying that it isn't even remotely close to the show stopper problem the OP claimed. -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted