Article: Free Software and disabled users must learn to communicate
Willem van der Walt
wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Fri Mar 24 09:02:40 UTC 2006
The open document format is mostly the format used by open office.
An open office document can be extracted using gunzip/tar and then is
I think that it is potencially a very good thing.
On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Martin McCormick wrote:
> Thanks for a good article. What exactly are we up against
> with the open documents? Are they similar to PDF which covers a huge
> range of possibilities. Some PDF's are nothing more than image scans
> of a printed page while others have actual searchable text embedded in
> the document and can be read with programs like pstotext. The catdoc
> application reads many Microsoft Word files and mplayer makes us able
> to listen to streaming audio most of the time.
> Martin McCormick WB5AGZ Stillwater, OK
> Systems Engineer
> OSU Information Technology Department Network Operations Group
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