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Microsoft Supporting ODF? -- Close, But No Cigar

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I wish I could wholeheartedly applaud the Microsoft announcement about native support for ODF, but I can't. Of course, it's better to have native support for ODF, no matter what motives may have influenced Microsoft's announcement, and I'm glad about that for the sake of end users. But it hasn't happened yet. Was the word 'vaporware' not coined for Microsoft?

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Beware the Vapourware (Microsoft to Save ODF Bunnies, End Global Warning)

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Microsoft claims to have embraced ODF, but a look beneath the surface should suggest caution.

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Microsoft to support ODF, PDF in Office next year

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Microsoft is finally going to add support for ODF and Adobe PDF to its Office productivity suite, the company will unveil on Wednesday.

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It’s Confirmed: Microsoft Went Down to South Africa to Fight ODF

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The typical tricks involve business trips with hidden motives.

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Mono Developers: From .NET Boosting to Java Bashing?

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Here is what seems like new attempt s to justify the use of Mono at Java's expense

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Louis Suarez-Potts: OOXML Has Zero Effect On ODF

http://www.efytimes.com

ODF as a default format was first adopted by OpenOffice.org (OOo). Naturally, when OOXML’s approval cast a doubt on ODF, we sought reactions of the OOo team, on how they viewed the future of OOo, ODF and OOXML. Thus, this interview, which was conducted over a series of e-mails, with Louis Suarez-Potts, community manager, OpenOffice.org.

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Behind or ahead

http://lodahl.blogspot.com

The problem with Alex Browns validation test is, that he is using a document from OpenOffice.org 2.4 and validates it against the ISO-approved standard. Jesper Lund Stocholm claims that he has created some documents with various versions of OpenOffice.org that doens't validates correctly.

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ODF Validation for Dummies

http://www.robweir.com

Alex Brown has a problem. He can't figure out how to validate ODF documents. Unfortunately, when he couldn't figure it out, he didn't ask the OASIS ODF TC for help, which would have been the normal thing to do.

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OOXML expert: ODF standard is broken

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The International Organization for Standardization's OpenDocument Format standard is broken and needs to be mended, according to an expert who claims to have carried out tests on the format.

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South Africa Gets an Offer Too Hard to Refuse, Taken Over by Microsoft Lobbyists

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The other day we mentioned South Africa because of its decision to embrace OpenDocument format. Shortly afterwards we spotted Microsoft’s plan to pay a little visit to this country. Coincidence? Maybe.

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OpenOffice.org and ODF adoption in Malaysia - thumbs up!

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In an interesting twist (interesting for Microsoft and their OOXML apologists), about a month ago, MAMPU, the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit, decided that they were going to go OpenOffice.org and go ODF, and dump Microsoft Office by year-end 2008. This made its round around news sites, and everyone was naturally talking about it.

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South Africa adopts ODF as a national standard

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The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) on Friday approved the Open Document Format (ODF) as an official national South African standard. The adoption of ODF by South Africa opens the way for the businesses and government to adopt ODF more widely in their processes. ODF is already an international standard, approved by the International Standards Organisation, or ISO.

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Why Schools Must Embrace ODF and FOSS; Healthy Boost for KOffice and OpenDocument Format

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The growth of Free software cannot truly be measured. This is a marketing problem that we highlighted in the past, the focus being GNU/Linux. To shed some light on the growth of OpenOffice.org in Europe, consider the following new post.

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New OOXML Scandal - A Leaked Email Surfaces in France - Updated: New Details from Norway

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"... Here's a computer translation of the email: «The project of RGI presented at the time of the last committee of the reference frames of October 12, 2007 had been put on standby, following the step engaged in the ISO by the ECMA concerning the OpenXML standard.

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Introducing OpenDocument

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The OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications (ODF) is an XML standard that lets you store and exchange office application documents, including word-processor, spreadsheet, and presentation files. Whether you try to perform special tasks on files saved from such applications or work on applications to process such files, you should become familiar with this important format.

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