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Yes. Take a stand for inclusivity. :-)
On Jan 1, 2011 6:02 PM, "James Wilde" <> wrote:

On Dec 30, 2010, at 18:27 , Larry Gusaas wrote:

I will not support or use LibreOffice
until it stops helping spread OOXML by enabling writing in this file
format. There is absolutely no need to write in this proprietary format. To
do so is contrary to the principle of using ODF and open source formats.

I've read a lot of points of view in this thread, and received a lot of
information. For example, I didn't know that the docx format was supposed to
be MS's open document format. I just thought it was the latest update to MSO
making everyone update to keep abreast. So much for my knowledge of MSO.

As regards Larry's comment, I endorse it. Read is right, write is wrong.

Regarding the different pov's of posters about the advisability or not of
writing docx, sometimes you've just got to take a stand, no matter what.
It's a case for the marketing guys, not the developers.

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