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: Tinfoil Hats
by kaiwai on Tue 5th Dec 2006 11:29 UTC in reply to "Tinfoil Hats"
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The issue n4cer that people have with it, isn't the fact that its an openstandard, but whether Microsoft, when they improve upon that standard, will they submit the changes back to the ECMA/ISO so that the specifications can be updated - thats the big concern.

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