Re: Word 97 hates Frame

Subject: Re: Word 97 hates Frame
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 1997 11:55:44 -0800

On Sun, 30 Mar 1997 14:40:33 -0500, SUZANNE PYLE wrote:

>>There is NO-ONE to blame in this case, except Microsoft. Pardon the
>>expression, but it's time to bend over, and take your medicine: you've
>>just been screwed by Billy-Boy.
>>Aren't you glad you bought Microsoft?
>Suzanne replies:
>It's true...I knew one day soon I'd pay royally for coughing up the bucks on
>Office 97...I guess I was hoping by purchasing the software, I'd be ahead of
>the game. Instead, my project is now delayed. I also can't reload Word 6.0
>on my machine..for some reason it won't load. So I'm stuck with 97, and I
>hope Billy is happy and sleeping in Seattle.

You're never "ahead of the game" by jumping on a bandwagon that's
designed specifically not to allow other wagons to connect to it
properly, especially if you ever have reason to ride those other wagons
now and then.

>Meanwhile, I turn my glance toward Adobe. Let's hope they have the sense to
>put out a Word 97 filter soon!!!!!

...assuming MS releases the necessary information for them to create
such a filter. Given their history, I wouldn't be suprised if they

Your friend and mine,
<insert standard disclaimer here>

Maybe today, maybe tomorrow
That's not the question for me
No matter what cost, I'm gonna follow
The keeper of all eternity
- White Heart, "Maybe Today"

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