Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Mar 2007 23:08 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft Office program manager Brian Jones, whose work has centered around the Open XML document format, now says the so-called format war with OpenDocument is officially over. The winner, he says, is both. Jones made the statement in a blog post over the weekend following the release by Novell of an Open XML translator for OpenOffice. The plug-in enables the free, open source productivity suite to open documents created in the Microsoft format, as well as saving OpenDocument files into Open XML.
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Nice try at "spin", MS......
by latte on Tue 6th Mar 2007 03:52 UTC
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..... but the only folks who buy your spin nowadays are pointy-haired bosses..... :-D

OpenOffice and its format are winning hands-down.

People at last seem to be wise to MS's "upgrade treadmill" for both operating systems and Office.

( not that you can **really** call Windows - *any* version of Windows - an "operating system". **snort**)

Edited 2007-03-06 03:53

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