[svlug] Re: word
iweiny at acm.org
Fri Oct 4 17:27:13 PDT 2002
On Fri, 4 Oct 2002 16:21:46 -0700 (PDT)
Graham Freeman <graham at calteg.org> wrote:
> > On the other side, some companies send your resume directly to /dev/null if
> > it's a word document.
> Sure. Some companies will risk significant opportunity cost based on
> ideological decisions. However, presumably they wouldn't do what you
> describe if they had specifically asked for it in Word format, as in my
No some companies don't have the resources to pay for such software and are
using more open standards. I for one can't open about 1/2 the word documents I
get. (trying with OpenOffice) so they go to /dev/null...
On the other hand maybe Microsoft would give away reader copies of their
software which runs on Linux on PPC platforms... (yea when pigs fly through a
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