Subject: Re: [open-source] Sun to start charging for Star Office
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2002 11:50:04
Jason R Thorpe <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 03:58:10PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>  > there are gnumeric, lyx, abiword, etc...
>  > 
>  > and there is tex
> None of those are useful for dealing with MS Word, Excel, etc. documents.

gnumeric reads excel to some extent, abiword reads _some_ MS Word.

> "Some of us have to do that, you know."

antiword(1) is my favorite for that purpose.  Others even go as far as


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