Linux-Watch: Google Adds ODF to its Online Office Moves
Jul 13, 2006, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"To Google's recent purchase of Writely, a Web-based word
processor; the creation of Google Spreadsheet; and the release of
Google Calendar, you can now add impending broad support for the
ODF (Open Document Format) to Google's online office moves.
"During the 4th of July week, Google quietly joined the ODF
Alliance. The Alliance seeks to promote and advance the use of ODF.
The ODF's membership already included non-profit groups and
government agencies, as well as major corporate ODF backers such as
IBM and Sun Microsystems Inc..."