[odf-discuss] Alternative to the Foundation plugin
zander at kde.org
Sun Feb 4 09:49:29 EST 2007
On Sunday 04 February 2007 14:46, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 11:14 +0000, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> > If we feel that the Foundation method (extending ODF) is acceptable,
> > then asking Clever Age to extend ODF with OXML is even more so. In
> > converse, if we don't feel it's acceptable for Clever Age to extend ODF
> > with OXML, then it is less so for the Foundation plugin.
> To be clear, this paragraph is the main point of my email.
> I think that extending ODF is damaging. What I hope people will get from
> my email is:
> 1. An OXML extension is better than a binary extension.
> 2. If you agree that an OXML extension is bad, then so is a binary one.
With the marked exception that you just extended the ODF-specification, where
the foundation plugin does not.
To be clear; extending the ODF specification is _bad_. Using the
odf-specification to add an app extention is great.
Note how the word 'extention' is referring to different things in those two
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