[LINK] Friday Musing: Docx - Open Office versus Microsoft Office

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 15:49:01 AEDT 2011

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 00:35, Rick Welykochy <rick at praxis.com.au> wrote:

> Like so much FUD from MS, their OOXML is NOT open. A squizz through the
> Link archives will uncover the reason why.

Sadly Microsoft had an ally -or should I say Trojan- in the form of Novell
Corp, which fought to have its patches for "better MS-OOXML compatibility"
added to OpenOffice.org -they even created their first and own OO.o fork,

You should check Roy Schestowitz´ techrights.org site and look for the
ooxml tag...

For instance:

"The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers."
Richard Hamming - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamming_code

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