February 8, 2008

Microsoft Cuts Off Access To Old Documents and why Open Formats matter

Author: JT Smith

What happened and why open formats matter! Tucked in with the many security updates (and the restoration of oneââ¬â¢s ability to paste text from a web page into a Word document!), a very interesting modification to the Office 2003 software waits quietly for installation with Service Pack 3. Unbeknownst to the user installing this ââ¬ÅPack 3,ââ¬Â their Office software is about to be imbued with a runaway power: the cutoff of access to your old documents. The vendor-neutral quality makes ODF a superior format for document retention.

Link: fanaticattack.com


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