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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:32 pm    Post subject: MS "release" an Office-file to ???? converter ? Reply with quote

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/5153350.stm

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The initiative covers the Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs from the Office software suite.

The prototype of the first tool to translate between formats will be made available as a free download on 6 July.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Prototypes of the translation tools will be made available via the SourceForge website which allows anyone to participate in the software development process.


Microsoft? Sourceforge? Open Standards?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it's not built into the Office software it doesn't worth crap.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it might be part of 07

Maybe they are having trouble getting their new xml formats to be acknwoledged by the ISO, so they want to maek it seem like they came up with ODF.
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