NewsForge: Xara Leaps Into Open Source Community

“After nearly 25 years as a proprietary software company, Xara
is throwing itself headfirst into the open source community with
two announcements that could have a significant impact on the
vector graphics software landscape.

“Xara announced in late September that it was sponsoring the
development of an open source Uber-Converter–a universal vector
graphics translator that is designed to overcome longstanding
issues in converting vector graphics files from format to