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Groklaw: Taking Microsoft's ODF Plugin for a Spin... Splat

Jul 21, 2006, 19:30 (3 Talkback[s])


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"If you were thinking that Microsoft's newly announced ODF plugin means you could just stay with Microsoft and still easily save documents as ODF, which is I'm sure what they hope you are thinking, you need to see this. I started to put it in News Picks, but it's too important. Andy Updegrove sent me a link to a blog called An Antic Disposition, by somebody named Rob Weir. I've been trying to contact him, but what he's doing requires no introduction or imprimatur to have value. Just look for yourself at the screenshots he's putting up on his blog.

"He's working with ODF documents (using in this case OpenOffice.org) and Microsoft's ODF plugin and taking them for a spin, with screenshots to show you the results..."

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