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Old 03-19-2007, 02:16 PM   #1
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LXer: Two OpenXML translators compared

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If you need to convert word processor documents to and from Microsoft's OpenXML format, you have at least two choices. A new utility from Novell work as an extension, while a separate project makes an add-in for Microsoft Word. One is clearly better than the other.

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My reading says that we should be discouraging use of OpenXML in favor of pressing for adoption of ODF. For the long haul, I do not see high-quality OpenXML translators to be a good thing. As long as MS keeps the format proprietary, such things will never be robust. We should not be allowing them to claim that everything is just fine.......

Why not put the energy into lobbying for adoption of ODF?


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