[Linux-aus] comment for an article on Government website accessibility

Donna Benjamin donna at cc.com.au
Thu May 28 13:15:19 EST 2009

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 13:03 +1000, Dave Davey wrote:
> As a consequence many open source applications can read/write RTF or
> translate to/from it and other formats.

Yes, true.  In fact I've recently round tripped old Mac Word5.1a
documents through RTF so I could open them in OpenOffice... but
formatting was not completely accurately preserved.

RTF is better than DOC, but not better than PDF or ODF.

It's all relative.

Donna Benjamin - Executive Director
Creative Contingencies - http://cc.com.au
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