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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: The reason I removed the program called Open Office 3.4
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2012 12:33:34 GMT
Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote:
>
>
> On 06/04/2012 11:07 AM, Phillip Rhodes wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> .
>>> In no circumstance should AOO establish itself as a default for any file
>>> type.
>>>
>> I'd say "In no circumstance should AOO establish itself as a default
>> for any file type which is already associated with another program."
>> That is, we shouldn't "steal" file associations. If, OTOH, someone is
>> installing AOO on a box without MS Office, then it makes perfect sense
>> to make AOO the default program for .doc, .ppt, etc.
>>
>> Likewise, most people probably don't have a "native" ODF program on
>> their systems, and installing AOO as the default for ODF would
>> probably make sense in most cases.
>>
>>
>> Phil
>>
> Claim is that it hijacked files from word pad. No idea what that
> extension might be, i did not ask him.
>
the default extension for wordpad is rtf and AOO does appear to define 
itself as the default for that extension.

regards
Keith


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