Re: Word 97 to Frame and Microsoft Bashing

Subject: Re: Word 97 to Frame and Microsoft Bashing
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 10:32:15 -0800

On Mon, 31 Mar 1997 09:20:43 -0500, George F. Hayhoe wrote:

>Why do file formats change? Why does anything change? It's
>the price we pay for progress--in this case, new features
>that the old file format cannot support.

It's really not that difficult to keep such things bakward-compatible,

>The bottom line? Don't just do it; plan first.

If these ISVs took this advice, we wouldn't even be having this
discussion.



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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