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OOXML News: Office 2003 Kisses Old Formats Goodbye

Jan 04, 2008, 16:00 (5 Talkback[s])

ConsortiumInfo: At a Loss for Words

"It's not often I find myself at a loss for words when I read something, but this is one of those times.

"Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that it isn't really necessary for me to add any words to the following news, other than to characterize them with a Latin phrase lawyers use: "Res ipse loquitor, which translates as 'the thing speaks for itself.' I'll give one clue, though: I've added this blog post to the 'ODF and OOXML' folder. That's 'OOXML' as in 'the world must have this standard so that our customers can open the billions of documents that have already been created in older versions of' a certain office productivity suite..."

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PlexNex: Is 2008 Already the "Year of MS Office | OOXML"?

"It's official! Recovering from hangovers, people are yawning back to work or just returning from their two-week holiday breaks and before the year 2008 has begun we can safely put it to bed as 'The Year of Microsoft Office & OOXML.'

"Not two days into the new year and Microsoft's indefatigable marketing machine has ticked over twice--through the rote, pre-set drills of service pack and new product roll-outs from the Office department..."

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