Exactly one choice: OpenDocument

Tim Bray:

…if you occasionally create documents or spreadsheets or presentations, and if you think that you’d like to own them, independent of your Office software vendor, well, you have exactly one choice: OpenDocument

The OpenDocument v1.0 format was approved a few days ago by OASIS, and its schema is published in RelaxNG.

Tim also says that they’re committed to making OpenDocument an ISO standard, which should make a significant difference for its acceptance in Europe.

Looks like something to stay tuned to!

One Response to Exactly one choice: OpenDocument

  1. leo says:

    Perhaps that is the killer feature which will blow MS Office away. Think of all the Application (like DMS, CMS, Search Engine) how will profit from this.

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