| From: "Ciaran Costelloe" <ccostelloe at flogas.ie>
| Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 23:42:56 +0100
| "Paul Jakma" <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
| > Really, *why* would anyone want to use Word?
| Usually, so that they can edit the document.
in every case where I've been forced to do a (La)TeX
to M$-Worthless conversion, I can guarantee that that
(so the document can be edited) was _not_ the reason,
because of the contents and purpose of the documents
in question. my _guess_ is the reason (for when I've
had to do it) is a problem somewhat similar to that of
the original poster: whatever document archival/control
system was in use (and I have no idea what!), it could
only handle M$-Worthless (or at least someone believed
that to be the case).
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