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I thought lack of VBA support was a feature

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on November 19, 2006 11:44 AM
I mean entirely separate from the legal stuff. Those macro languages are an everyday tool for virus and malware writers - in fact, many corporations refuse to accept Word documents as email attachments, mostly because they're afraid of the macro payload.

VBA was a reasonably good idea when the network traffic that people cared about took place within a corporate intranet (people called it a LAN back then). That day ended when Netscape Navigator 2.0 was released.


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