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Independent Implementations of Open XML

Sep 18, 2007, 20:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Matusow)

"One element that keeps coming up in the comments section to my blog is the idea of the quality of the specification. This argument is tied to the length of the specification and what that means for reviewers of the documents. Both of these have been huffed-and-puffed at for quite some time on various community blogs, but there is a really important test for these two items. Can successful independent implementations be built? The answer is an unqualified yes.

"As I, and a number of others, have pointed out over time, the original document was significantly expanded as the members of TC45 asked for greater and greater details..."

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