Office document formats
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| Whats foolish is that its practically impossible to write an importer
| for Microsoft's format that is anywhere near complete, due to the fact
| that its not just a fileformat, its an accumulation of all things
| that happened in the last 10 years with MSOffice. Including bitfields
| and exceptions like "interpret this bit as X when it comes from Mac,
| as Y when it comes from Win32 and even different when its written
| before date Z"
You can tell there was no proper design of formats. It was just a case of
embrace and extend wildly, without proper specifications. A bit like Samba
needs to cope with...