RE: Office gripe

Subject: RE: Office gripe
From: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
To: "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2007 14:43:36 -0700

>What I've heard is that Excel's code can't be tweaked much for some
>I don't recall the details, but it was something about nobody knowing
>it said anymore!

Living in Microsoft country, and having friends and relatives employed
by MS, I hear stuff that isn't normally in the news.

One rumor -- Microsoft lost much of it's original code for their early
products (no backups, no documentation). As a result, it is very
difficult to troubleshoot these programs. I suppose that's why the "Page
X of Y" bug rears its head every couple of Word releases.

Diane Evans
Requirements Analyst
Rosetta Inpharmatics

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