From: Tomas Frydrych (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 26 2003 - 14:25:25 EDT
> > ie_imp_Text.cpp: made the importer quit with error
> > if characters that
> > should not be present in a text document are found
> > (this is to
> > prevent folk abusing the importer by trying to load
> > binary files).
> Unless you've mis-communicated something, I think that
> this is wrong behavior. It's quite common to want to
> look at (say) a PDF file in an editor, which would be
> interpreted as binary by this new code. What are the
> reasons you did this?
There are bugs in the bugzilla relating to people trying to load all
kinds of things (executables, etc). I know that sometimes people want
to look at executables and another binary files, but that's not what
wordprocessors are for. If people want to examine such files, they
should use a text editor, IMO.
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