Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Feb 2007 16:40 UTC, submitted by jayson.knight
Features, Office A Microsoft-sponsored open-source project is expected on Friday to release a translator that will convert file formats between Microsoft Office and rival standard OpenDocument, or ODF. Microsoft started the project at SourceForge last year, relying on three partners to develop the code that lets a user open and save word processor documents in two different formats.
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RE[2]: Yeah...
by pepa on Sun 4th Feb 2007 06:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Yeah..."
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I find that calling it "translator" is misleading, because it is a Word plugin. If you do not have access to a copy of MS Word, you cannot turn .doc's into ODF's with this plugin.

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