[lug] anyone familiar with Word file format issues?

Peter Hutnick peter at fpcc.net
Wed Mar 13 21:21:33 MST 2002

On Thursday 14 March 2002 12:24 am, D. Stimits wrote:
> I'm curious, if I were to write a library that outputs some document
> style as Word, has anyone heard whether MS would try to file a lawsuit
> to stop it (think conversion utility)? Though I suspect it wouldn't be
> practical, the standards for it probably are not published, or if so,
> probably incomplete or out of date.

See http://www.wvWare.com/.

They focus on converting .doc to useful formats, but this should give you a 
huge head start on going the other way.


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