Subject: Re: ideas of import/export of Word documents
From: Vlad Harchev (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 11:01:43 CDT
On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> According to Vlad Harchev <email@example.com>:
> > 2) Word under some conditions also outputs file in rtf format but with .doc
> > extension (as I remember, Word2k does this, when asked to save in Word95
> > format).
> That was Word 97 before having SP1 applied.
Word2k definitely does this too (without any SPs) - I just don't remember the
> > So, we can be nice when importing .doc formats even now - we should
> > check that first 4 letters of the file are not "\rtf" and if they are, invoke
> > rtf importer, otherwise say "word format importer not fully implemented yet".
> That's why guessing file type only from extension is evil.
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