[Esd-l] Another reason not to mail Office docs

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Fri Mar 7 23:59:35 PST 2003

Just saw this in Tech Republic:

"Microsoft Office metadata: What you don't see can hurt you"

The general gist is that Office files are full of history and comments and
other things you might not want your customers or business partners to see,
and Office has no easy facility for scrubbing this stuff out.

One recommendation is that any document leaving your site go through a
"publishing process" such as conversion to PDF or RTF.

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