Originally Posted by QuantumIguana
An industry standard format would be a good thing. The tricky part is getting the companies to agree to which one. I can open up a .DOC file on any computer.
The publishing companies may want DRM, but that doesn't necessarily mean that DRM is a good thing. And it doesn't mean that readers shouldn't object.
Nearly true but try it with a docx on slightly older or non-wintel machines...