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What difference does it make that a file was produced by a proprietary

The operator of LO would like to be able to just click on that file's
icon or name have LO open it, without having to know anything else about
LO or Microsoft.

That's what I meant by transparent.

Sure - and we wish that Microsoft would stop "moving the ball" on us. You
know that "docx" actually encompasses 3 completely different protocols?
These having thousands of pages of documentation that make it INCREDIBLY
hard to implement interoperability. So - who do we blame for these
shinanigans? If we're saying "users just want it to work" - well....I have
very little response to that beyond asking users to educate themselves a
little, and hopefully blame the right parties for the lack of perfect


*Joel Madero*
LibreOffice QA Volunteer

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