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Builder UK: Is an OpenDocument Foundation on the Cards?

Nov 02, 2005, 16:45 (2 Talkback[s])
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"IBM and Sun Microsystems are considering forming a foundation to increase adoption of the OpenDocument format, which is emerging as a threat to Microsoft's dominant Office suite of software. The two companies will host a one-day conference on Friday to 'coordinate the technical and strategic advancement' of OpenDocument and its 'implementation in products by many vendors,' according to an invitation posted to the Web.

"OpenDocument, officially called the OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications, is an XML-based format for office documents..."

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