ConsortiumInfo: Another Open Document Format–From China

“Last week I was a keynote speaker at a conference in Beijing
convened by the Chinese National Institution of Standardization,
and learned quite a bit about the objectives and strategies of
government and private industry in the PRC for utilizing open
standards and open source software. I’ll blog at a later date on
many of these topics, but today I’ll focus on just one: the news
that the Chinese have developed their own open document

“What UOF is: It’s called the Uniform Office Format (UOF), and
it’s been in development since January of 2002; the first draft was
completed in December of last year. It includes word processing,
spreadsheet and presentation modules, and comprises GUI, format and
API specifications. Like both ODF and OpenOffice XML, it is another
‘XML in a Zip file’ format…”

Complete Story

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis