Re: Fw: Lotus Wordpro format convertor?

Subject: Re: Fw: Lotus Wordpro format convertor?
From: Sam TH (
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 08:50:36 CDT

On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 09:15:19AM -0400, Henry Norton wrote:
> As another opinion, I would concur that going through RTF is preferable to
> having support for converting from many formats. Stability and generality is
> better than many special options -- each of which may contain implementation
> errors.

Of course, we would like to be able to import and export every
concievable format. However, that's a lot of work, and won't happen
overnight. And so we do have to focus on those formats which are

1. Really widespread (.doc, RTF)
2. Easy to implement (anything in XML, basically)

I assume that Word/AmiPro is a binary format with no format
documentation. This basically means that it is much harder to figure
out the format and write an importer. However, if people are
interested, it may eventually get done. But don't hold your breath.
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