Re: An Open Letter To The Linux Enthusiasts.
From: JEDIDIAH (jedi_at_nomad.mishnet)
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2005 08:01:18 -0500
On 2005-06-08, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In comp.os.linux.misc Logan Shaw <email@example.com> wrote:
>: Mike wrote:
>:> Not *everyone* uses M$ Office - the OpenOffice users for example.
>:> Furthermore, if someone sends me a M$ office file, I can read it with
>:> OpenOffice but they can't use M$ office to read an OpenOffice file.
>:> Does M$ office allow you to export documents as PDF file? OpenOffice does.
>: MS Office does allow you to create PDFs if you run it on a Mac, because on
>: a Mac, all applications that support printing can automatically create PDFs.
>: (It's not that different a task, so this sort of makes sense, after all.)
> Any application running on Windows can create PDF's. ( well any one
> that can print at least!).
Not with what comes off of the Windows CDs.
> But this is a Linux group- so who cares?
Anyone that is interested in sharing information, since you can
easily format your data so that it is friendly to anyone when running on
Mac or Linux.
On WinDOS you have to find, install, configure & debug some 3rd
party application (which probably cost extra money).
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