[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)

Steve Sandau 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
>> shortcuts.
>   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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