Re: Boilerplate copyright agreement for commercial exploitation

On Mon, 15 May 2006 15:35, Alan Cox wrote:
On Llu, 2006-05-15 at 10:19 -0400, Dominic Lachowicz wrote:
> Stick to your "open formats" argument; it serves you better. ODT makes
> no guarantees that the documents will look the same across renderers
> or platforms. If the apps used exactly the same layout algorithms with
> the same fonts, ligature handling, etc. then sure. But they don't.

Yes but the embedded macros don't do things like print $1000 one day and
$100000 the next

That's why the final agreed upon document is the one in PDF and/or PS formats that look exactly like the signed paper copies, not the "working draft" that gets passed to and fro and certainly won't look the same 3 years from now.

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