Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Destined Incompatibility of OO.o's OOXML Implementation

Jan 06, 2009, 17:34 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Chao-Kuei Hung for this link. ]

"Despite all the OOXML scandals that make 6 countries question the compromised process of ISO and IEC and despite the legal threat behind OOXML, Microsoft is still able to confuse enough people to believe that OOXML is an open format. What seems to be obvious to us who follow the development may not be so to the non-technical public. The goal of this post is to bring awareness of the danger of OOXML to more non-technical public by cutting through the confusing technical and legal fog, and by making Microsoft answer directly, in layman's terms, to the two questions: that of openness and that of legality."

Complete Story

Related Stories: