Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Dec 2006 22:26 UTC
Novell and Ximian The first fruit of the recently announced Novell/Microsoft interoperability agreement arrived on Dec. 4, with Novell's announcement that its version of the OpenOffice productivity suite will now support the Microsoft Office Open XML format. The release candidate of Novell's modified version of 2.02 is now available for Windows for free download by registered Novell users.
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RE[2]: Ethics
by ebasconp on Tue 5th Dec 2006 00:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Ethics"
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The "Microsoft Office open XML format" is totally open and free (as in freedom)?

Giving that code to the community is not going to violate any Microsoft patents?

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