[odf-discuss] OOo OOXML filters

marbux marbux at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 13:16:16 EST 2006


On 12/12/06, Daniel Carrera <daniel.carrera at zmsl.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 09:46 -0800, marbux wrote:
> > Microsoft
> > Office is going to translate EOOXML back into binary format anyway
> > (with a modified RTF hop)
>
> What makes you think that they are going through RTF? That would be a
> very stupid idea. What's your source to back this?
>

That's how Word has always done it for all external file conversions.
See e.g., <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q111716/>. The other major
apps in Office don't use modified RTF as an intermediate format but
work similarly.

Best regards,

Marbux



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