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Re: [vox] Open Office vs MS

begin ME <dugan@passwall.com> 
> > On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 03:18:46PM -0700, andy wergedal wrote:
> > 
> > Anyway, I didn't want to bother DL'ing it and firing up StarOffice, so
> > I just saved the file to my shell account at my ISP and ran 'strings' on it.
> > 
> > At the bottom, near my name & address, I saw that of a number of other
> > '(potential) clients' they had e-mailed.
> > 
> > 
> > Smoooooooth...  (Honestly, I'm sure whoever did it had no idea Word was
> > doing that.  But then, that's what you get for not RTFM I guess? ;) )
> AFAIK, that is/was an issue with older copies of MS Word. There was
> something about it grabbing random bits of memory to fill up the rest of
> the end of the file (padding)

i used to think this issue was premeditated evil.

if you're right, it's not evil; it's just extraordinarily pathetic!


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