[scribus] Opening MS Publisher files

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Aug 17 21:03:13 CEST 2010

hi trevor,

> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Philip Ward <skeggy78 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > How about downloading a trial version of windows, trial version of
> > office, and puting it inside a virtual system?
> >
> > that way it doesnt cost you anything to do the conversion? just
> > your time to originally download the items needed? that are
> > availble (or were last time i checked) from microsoft site.
> >
> You forgot the huge disk footprint for Windows let alone the equally
> huge disk footprint for Office. That costs too.

are you joking?

a 1.5 TB disk costs about 100 francs here... disk space should not stop
anybody from doing business in the western world!

there are many good reasons for not using microsoft products, but that
one is in my eyes a bit ridiculous.


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