caolanm at redhat.com
Tue Jan 25 07:41:39 PST 2011
On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 15:05 +0100, Thomas Arnhold wrote:
> Hi folks,
> do we need ww1? I googled for it, found this:
> ww1: old MS Word filter code
> ww8: new MS Word filter code (non-XML)
> Is this correct?
Not quite, ww8 is "WinWord8", but handles the Microsoft Word 6, 7 and
8+ binary formats. To complicate matters it handles Word for Windows 2
file format as well, and some in-betweeny versions.
ww1 is "Word for Windows 1" IIRC and it handles an earlier file format.
I don't know if we can find any word for windows 1 .docs to see if that
filter is still working (and even connected up to anything)
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