Originally Posted by RaidenWoW
Much later after people kept whining, plus it took awhile for it to come up on windows update so you would have to tell the person you were sending the file to, "Oh and download this."
Docx should have found a way to be backwards compatible before it even released but nonetheless it's a step in the right direction. I was just using it as an analogy.
If you notice, that's version 3 lol.
Also, do you know how inefficient the files would be if they were backwards compatible?
I mean, MS isn't the greatest and lots of their code isn't exactly the fastest, but there is a method to their madness.