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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Could anybody who has MS word 97 help to verify bug 35763?
Date Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:04:17 GMT
On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 2:58 AM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 4:25 AM, lou ql <louqingle@gmail.com> wrote:
>> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=35763
>>
>> It's about the import/export of underling color, I have verified with MS
>> word 2003, but I don't have MS word 97, could anybody help with this?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Lou QingLe
>
> On a related note, is there any possibility of setting up one or more
> servers with (as much as possible) every possible version of MS office
> ever made, and offering VNC access to them, so it can help developers
> test compatibility issues without having their own MS office copy?
>

I doubt the Microsoft EULA would allow this.

But one thing Microsoft has done is offer a free subscription to MSDN
for Apache Committers.  That allows us to download ISO images for
previous versions of Windows and Office for testing purposes.  This
plus VirtualBox is a good solution for a local machine.

-Rob

> Regards
> Damjan Jovanovic

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