[LINK] Four nations fight Microsoft document-format standard

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Tue Jun 10 13:00:23 AEST 2008

Rick Welykochy wrote:

> My last reading of OOXML a few months ago revealed that there are
> XML tags that allow the embedding of mysterious and ill-defined
> proprietary Microsoft chunks of binary data. How are the rest of
> the implementors outside of Microsoft expected to render and edit
> such data?

I followed up on the link I had saved regarding OOXML.


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