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Novell Makes OpenOffice MS Office-Friendly

Remember the brouhaha over Microsoft Office and whether it would or would not support the OpenDocument format, which would allow files to be easily interchanged with the open source OpenOffice and StarOffice?

Microsoft didn't take the OpenDoc bait and instead promoted a new file format, OpenXML. Like stubborn kids fighting, someone eventually had to give in and, in this case, it was Novell, which is adding OpenXML to its version of OpenOffice.

Posted by Doug Barney on December 06, 2006


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