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Re: [Groff] conversion to DOC format

From: Keith Marshall
Subject: Re: [Groff] conversion to DOC format
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2004 19:16:15 +0100

On Thursday 05 August 2004 9:33 am, Ted Harding wrote:
> On 04-Aug-04 Larry Kollar wrote:
> > Chances are, all these people are looking for is something they can
> > read into Weird. This is a dirty trick I learned from the AbiWord
> > folks a while back, but it works: create an HTML file, rename it to
> > whatever.doc, and send that. They'll double-click it and Word will
> > open it right up. So you can even skip the "open it in Word and save
> > as .doc" step if you like.
> >
> >:-)
> I thought this was a delightfully sneaky suggestion, espacially since
> it would exploit that very feature of "Weird" (and thanks for that
> suggestion too!) ...

Another suggestion, proposed by one of my colleagues at work, for a typically 
GNU style recursive acronym:

   WORD  Obfuscates  Regular  Documents


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