Re: OLE Survey

Subject: Re: OLE Survey
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 10:56:50 -0800

On Wednesday, 9 December 2015, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> Naive users often make mistakes such as:
> - sharing a file but not the linked file
Not to mention when a linking to a shared file just doesn't work. For
instance the longtime PowerPoint Win/Mac discrepancy where embedded audio
files sounds in Mac didn't work on Windows, even if the linked file was

These are usability issues that as documenters we need to point out as
"don't do this for optimum success."

I still don't know if the PPT audio discrepancy is fixed yet. I try to
avoid that where possible.

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