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Re: Something I would like to see

> >
> > Word Perfect 8 has the ability to open just about any document format,
> > including Frame Maker.
> > It has the ability to save to HTML, Postcript, Text and RTF..
> >
> > Wordperfect 9 has the ability to save to PDF, HTML, Text, and RTF.
> >
> > They both run on Linux. Wordperfect is free.
> WordPerfect isn't free in the way Linux is free. The priority is about
> free as in 'free speach' not as in 'free drinks'.

That is incorrect. The priority is "documentation" and until us "free
speech" people can create a word processor that is "free speech" and as good
as the "free drinks" we have no room to talk argue semantics about "free
drinks". To date that word processor does not exist.

> And I beg to differ having seen both output from DocBook SGML and
> WordPerfect 8 about the quality of HTML output.

I agree with you on that one.

Joshua Drake

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<COMPANY>CommandPrompt  - http://www.commandprompt.com  </COMPANY>
<PROJECT>OpenDocs, LLC. - http://www.opendocs.org       </PROJECT>
<PROJECT>LinuxPorts     - http://www.linuxports.com     </PROJECT>
<WEBMASTER>LDP          - http://www.linuxdoc.org       </WEBMASTER>
Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.

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