5619Re: [wpmac] Re: Help! with conversions
- Feb 4, 2009On Feb 3, 2009, at 9:17 AM, Edward Mendelson wrote:
> The best answer to that question is probably NOT toYou are assuming, of course, that the user is using an Intel Mac.
> use WPMac, but to convert the files for use with
> Microsoft Word for the Mac or some other modern
> software written for OS X. I don't think it's
> practical for most people to set up a SheepShaver
> or Basilisk II system simply to move files from
> WPWin/WPDOS to Word-compatible format. So I've tried
> to answer the question here:
That may not be the case. While I realize that many members of this
list do so, some of us still have Power PC (or even older) machines.
It might be much simpler to stick with WordPerfect if Classic is
I am sorry to say this, but sometimes I think that the list has
become almost entirely concerned with Sheepshaver and Basilisk. I
almost never see a query any more that is not concerned with those
emulators. I may be in the minority by not having an Intel Mac, but
something tells me I am not. I do realize that as time goes on, our
numbers will shrink, but I also know that Macs are famed for their
longevity (and, after all, we are on a list devoted to a piece of
software that is quite venerable by software standards). In the
meantime, don't forget us.
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