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Applications Versus Formats

“Yesterday I asserted that at the core of our disaffection with
ODF is its supporters’ fundamental view that interoperability is an
application thing and not a format thing.

“‘If you parse [Sun’s] actions in the development of ODF at
OASIS, you would actually understand Sun’s position is that full
high-fidelity interoperability is ‘outside the scope’ of the ODF
[format] specification…'”


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