When I switched >from DOS to Windows and Word Perfect
to Word, I 'lost' the e-version of the index I made to
a Jewish cemetery. This is much different than
backing up files, it is a matter of converting from
one progam in one operating system and new both.
Unless the programmers give you a 'conversion', you
may end up having to make paper copies and scanning
them in to OCR... with today's technology anyway. Who
knows what tomorrow will bring.
I think the point of the 'Universal Program' is that
they intend to make it compatible with whatever comes