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)
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"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?"