MS Word import: bug-to-bug or "correct"

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Tue Dec 18 12:13:58 PST 2012

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 05:23:10PM +0100, John Smith wrote:

> Just for clarification: Are we talking about an ill-formed or
> corrupted document here, and the way such documents should be handled
> ?

Yeah, well, the person that closed the bug claims the document was
corrupted; I'm not sure I agree, but I don't have the MS Word format
skills to understand what is going on: some graphical object is in the
file, is invisible in MS Word, but visible in LibreOffice.

> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel at> wrote:

>> What is our policy about MS Word import? Should it give the same
>> result as in MS Word, or where MS Word is buggy it should give a
>> "correct" result?

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