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Old 08-01-2005, 10:00 PM   #1
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.docx, .xlsx, .pptx, XML Office formats?


so I was reading PCMag recently, and there was a small article about how Office 12(whatever it will be called) is going to use XML based formats. the article said something about the formats having a royalty free open license. Would this mean MS is making their formats open? Does this bode well for open office?
 
Old 08-02-2005, 01:30 PM   #2
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there's another article about this issue , maybe related , donno whether it's out-dated or not ,
it was in january ...

Microsoft seeks XML-related patents
 
  


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