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An Open Document Standard for China

Aug 02, 2007, 18:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Junge)

"Currently Microsoft is driving a big campaign to get its latest document format Office Open XML (OOXML) approved as an ISO standard.

"However, there is already an existing ISO document standard called OpenDocument Format (ODF). This standard is a product of the OpenOffice.org project and was created for exactly the same purpose which, nowadays, Microsoft is trying to serve. So, why does the world need two similar standards...?"

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