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   Re: [xml-dev] Common Word Processing Format

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Agreement on this,despite my like of Open Office, its chosen format
always seemed to have been built with an eye to most easily mapping
the structure of the Microsoft Office applications they were

On 11/29/05, Bullard, Claude L (Len) <len.bullard@intergraph.com> wrote:
> Spy Vs Spy aside for the moment, and following the thought experiment at Tim
> Bray's blog:
> How much of a common word processing format subset is represented by HTML?
> How much isn't?  How much could be added by namespaced behaviors?
> IOW, don't we have one of these?
> Simple minded, maybe, but given an environment in which SOA apps deliver the
> functionality needed with the web page (eg, blog editors), common component
> subsets will reduce the number of loss leaders each vendor has to support.
> Cost control is the mutual interest for all parties at the teapot.
> len
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