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No peace for the �Save As WWF� file format (but it's not Free Software's fault

Jan 13, 2011, 06:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

[ Thanks to M. Fioretti for this link. ]

"On November 30, 2010, the German section of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched Save As WWF, Save a Tree, a "green" (because not printable) file format. A few days later, I explained why that WWF format is dumb, anti-environment and generally useless, the format was cracked and Hans Bezemer released a .WWF toolkit to generate, convert or print WWF files on Linux.

"This could have been enough to just let "Save As WWF" quietly die. Last week, instead, I discovered that not only "Save As WWF" continues to refuse critiques from the Free Software Community (see below); but it also got plenty of other attacks for being anti-enviroment, from a completely different angle.

"Is printing good or bad for the environment?"

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