Subject: Re: Sharing word processor docs with windows users
To: None <,>
From: Thomas Miller <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 04/27/2004 18:58:32 wrote:

> hi,
> i think yours is a very common trouble for us.
> personally, i prefer using simple command-line tools while i've to read some
> shitly .doc files, and i redirect them on a .txt file with the following:
> % catdoc text.doc > text.txt
> rather than install and/or emulate some software like open/staroffice, or trying
> to find harder solutions as html or tex.
> you can find catdoc(1) in the pkgsrc collection, under pkgsrc/textproc/catdoc.

Besides catdoc there is also antiword.  

Kindest regards,