[discuss] [Fwd: [users] Calc - saving in .xls with password protection?]

I thought this effort by one individual to be of interest.

-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Robin Laing
Reply-To: Robin.Laing@drdc-rddc.gc.ca
To: users@openoffice.org
Subject: Re: [users] Calc - saving in .xls with password protection?
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 09:46:42 -0600

Dan Lewis wrote:
> On Thursday 10 August 2006 07:36 am, Kirill S. Palagin wrote:
> This is what happens when a proprietary format has to be used.
> There is no way for other software programs to match all of the
> characteristics of the format.
> There is no easy answer to this if one even exists. Perhaps a
> demonstration of the difference in protection between MS Office and
> OOo might convince them of the "need" to install OOo to better
> protect their files. i.e., show them how easy a password protected MS
> Office file can be opened vs. the almost impossibility to open a
> password protected OOo file. Seeing is believing in many cases.
> Dan

This and that ODF is now an ISO standard. I now use the ISO standard as
a specification for contracts.

G. Roderick Singleton
PATH tech