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further random questions from the newly-unemployed

That's not entirely true. Last year while working on editing papers for the 
Usenix meetings in Boston, Clem received a Star Office format document 
(from a Sun employee), and had to request the document in MS Word format. 
Noone can accuse Clem as being a Microsoft person. 
For my classes, I tell my students that they should submit homework in 
plain text, Star Office (5.2 or 6.0) or MS Office formats. 
On 20 Nov 2002 at 16:35, John Chambers wrote:
> Well, I'd think that the real problem is:  If they want  MS
> Word  format, that implies that they're pretty much a total
> MS shop. If they really used other systems, they'd be aware
> of the problems with Word docs.  So unless you're a Windows
> hacker, you'd probably be a minor player with no connection
> to management.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Associate Director
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