OpenDocument: Limitation to Innovation or Medication to Separation?

Posted on Thursday, Dec 08 2005 @ 18:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gamershell claims to have a tremendously insightful article on the OpenDocument format, it covers the standard, the opposition, the battleground and who's really behind it.

However, there's one company whose involvement in the OpenDocument format is very interesting - Sun. [...] Has OpenDocument influenced Star/OpenOffice development, or perhaps Star/OpenOffice development has influenced OpenDocument's development? If the latter is true, doesn't it imply that Sun has extra control over OpenDocument's future?

You can read more over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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