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Groklaw: Novell's "Danaergeschenk"

Dec 11, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Georg C. F. Greve)

"German is an interesting language, and many of its words have made it into English. Novell's recent deal with Microsoft is begging to add another one: Danaergeschenk. The term translates to 'Gift by the Danaer' and has the same roots as 'Greeks bearing gifts,' which goes back to the siege of Troy.

"Novell's Danaergeschenk to the world is the recent announcement to implement OpenXML support in OpenOffice.org..."

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