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Mass-Migrating Microsoft Word Documents to OpenOffice.org on Linux

“Is your organization in the process of migrating from Microsoft
Word to OpenOffice.org on Linux? If so, your biggest obstacle may
not be getting used to the new suite, but rather moving from
Microsoft’s proprietary .doc format to OpenOffice’s Open Document
Format.

“Granted, the .doc format has been reverse-engineered in
sufficient detail that many users can work with it as is. But if
you’re making the leap from Microsoft Office, it makes sense to
jettison as many of its legacies as you can…”


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