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Re: [xml-dev] OOXML: So what *should* happen now?

On 06/09/07, Jonathan Robie <jonathan.robie@redhat.com> wrote:

> 4. ODF should be the ISO standard for office formats. I think that
> proponents of this view believe that ODF can represent any OOXML
> document, with modest effort to support things like spreadsheet formulas
> that are not well supported at present. (Some OOXML supporters say that
> ODF represents office documents, but OOXML represents enterprise office
> documents. The main example given to illustrate the difference seems to
> be having a representation for spreadsheet formulas - is there more to
> this, or am I missing something?)

That sounds suspiciously similar to "SGML is for the enterprise, and
XML is for the web."

All the best,


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