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Proprietary Formats, or Not Everyone has Microsoft Word (1)

Why do public bodies assume everybody has Microsoft Word by providing them with documents in Microsoft’s .doc format? This amounts to discrimination. It takes 10 seconds to convert a Microsoft Word document into pdf format.


4 thoughts on “Proprietary Formats, or Not Everyone has Microsoft Word (1)

  1. Or RTF.

    The provided link is a particularly egregious example of putting an attachment where formatting it into the website would make far more sense. Making an FAQ section in download form only is terribly weak.

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