"There is an announcement just posted about OASIS opening a new
discussion list for members and nonmembers to discuss a proposal to
form a new technical committee to help out with 'ODF
Implementation, Interoperability and Conformance.' Yes,
interoperability is the key. Rob Weir will lead the discussion,
which will go on for 90 days, and which will be discussing a number
of things with respect to what such a new TC might do, including
"Liaise with other standard bodies whose work is leveraged in
present or future ODF specifications. These include, but are not
limited to, the W3C and ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34.
"The discussion list may remain open up to 90 days. Typically,
list participants will determine whether there is sufficient
interest to form an OASIS TC, and if so, they will collaborate on a
draft TC charter for submission..."