Groklaw: Novell's "Danaergeschenk"
Dec 11, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Georg C. F. Greve)
"German is an interesting language, and many of its words have
made it into English. Novell's recent deal with Microsoft is
begging to add another one: Danaergeschenk. The term translates to
'Gift by the Danaer' and has the same roots as 'Greeks bearing
gifts,' which goes back to the siege of Troy.
"Novell's Danaergeschenk to the world is the recent announcement
to implement OpenXML support in OpenOffice.org..."