[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)
ssandau at gwi.net
Fri Apr 2 20:17:15 CST 2004
>>> I second this. Word is a steaming pile of shit.
>> Next to LaTeX or Frame, sure, but I've written more than a couple of
>> 50-something page technical handbooks in Word. Learning to use templates
>> and styles is a must for living with it sanely, as are the keyboard
> Dude. Its printed output is pure shit. My cat knows more about
> typography than Microsoft.
Having been a typographer in the "old days" (Varityper photomechanical
machines to begin with) I'd have to agree. Actually, pretty much nothing
I have seen that runs on a PeeCee knows much about typography...
Further Word is extremely inefficient in disk space, execution and
storage. For a comparison in efficiency, look at Abi Word.
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