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Dňa 26.04.2012 21:28, Tom Davies  wrote / napísal(a):
Hi :)
What!!  An "agreed" 'Open' Standard that MS never quite implemented in the way they had promised 
but still managed to push as the unifying standard that all other companies had to follow.  The format they 
promised would have long term support so that historical archives and such could reliably store documents for 
the long-term future in much the way that books have lasted.  The one that no-one other than MS (hmm, not 
even MS) managed to implement because MS never quite got around to publishing how they had messed up the 
format in any particular release.  The format that resulted in court actions which MS apparently lost.  The 
one that MS is quietly dropping support for and not developing any further so that all existing problems 
Dear Tom,

do you have any references to those court cases? Sounds very interesting. RTF is in Slovakia one of the officialy approved standards to be used by public administration (besides pdf, odf and HTML). Of course, since MS is everywhere and everybody uses RTF. Information about those court trials would be a nice argument against RTF, the compatibility of which in LO/OO/OOO is really pain. This would show why is it so.

Luckily we have all learned our lesson and anyway MS wouldn't try to fool us the same way again, 
right? lol ;)
Regards from
Tom :)

--- On Thu, 26/4/12, Andreas Säger<>  wrote:

From: Andreas Säger<>
Subject: [libreoffice-users] Re: rtf import broken in 3.5.1?
Date: Thursday, 26 April, 2012, 20:06

RTF never really worked in OOo nor LibO and there are reasons why:

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