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OpenDocument Foundation's 'Woes' Have Little to Do with OpenDoc Format's Future

Nov 19, 2007, 22:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Berlind)

"I've been so busy with other stuff that I've only peripherally been paying attention to an ongoing meme on the Internet about how the World Wide Web Consortium's Common Document Format (CDF) had been identified by the OpenDocument Foundation as a superior document format to the OpenDocument Format that it had been backing for so long. On the heels of the controversy, the OpenDocument Foundation was shuttered yesterday.

"But in the headline of the aforelinked Ars Technica story--OpenDocument Foundation closes up shop after slamming OpenDocument Format--hides a subtle truth regarding the relationship between the OpenDocument Format and the OpenDocument Foundation..."

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