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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC]: MS Porting Office to Linux?
Followup to:  <>
By author: Arvind Sankar <>
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> This isn't windows, its linux. We move to better things even if it breaks
> things that _don't_ depend on undocumented features.

Uh, yeah, although we should avoid doing that whenever possible.
However, unlike Windows we *do* use that one exception :)

"The user's computer downloads the ActiveX code and simulates a 'Blue
Screen' crash, a generally benign event most users are familiar with
and that would not necessarily arouse suspicions."
-- Security exploit description on

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