DesktopLinux: Microsoft's draft Open XML straitjacket arrives
May 19, 2006, 12:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"The Intermediate Draft 1.3 of Microsoft's Open XML office
document standard has been released by Ecma International.
"At 4,000 plus pages, a 6.7MB Microsoft Word document, the Open
XML draft standard is less of a standard and more of a painfully
detailed description of how Open XML could be used to display
almost any possible Microsoft Office document...