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 OpenOffice.org 2.02 is now available for Windows for free download by registered Novell users.
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RE[8]: Say what you want
by BluenoseJake on Tue 5th Dec 2006 16:25 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Say what you want"
BluenoseJake
Member since:
2005-08-11

wmv and wma are supported on other OS's, so that point is not valid. Even if your distro does not distribute them, they are available for OS X,Linux and FreeBSD, among others.

If you embed an older Office doc into a new OpenXML document, Openoffice should be able to handle those, as it handles exisiting Office docs just fine, so I believe that is also a moot point.

as far as ActiveX/OLE are concerned, you are correct.

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RE[9]: Say what you want
by trinitrotolueen on Tue 5th Dec 2006 16:29 in reply to "RE[8]: Say what you want"
trinitrotolueen Member since:
2006-10-03

I'm glad ActiveX isn't supported and hope it remains so.The day linux is running *.exe files based on extension i will definitely seek /home elsewhere.

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