[odf-discuss] strategy for ODF migration (was: A story of TIFF)
daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Sun Feb 4 17:51:15 EST 2007
On Sun, 2007-02-04 at 23:33 +0100, Peter Vandenabeele wrote:
> If you prefer to call the entire class of documents "ODF", fine, may I then
> suggest to call them:
> "ODF without extensions" (aka "ODF")
> "ODF with extensions" (aka "ODFX")
> as 2 derived classes ? I am open to any other proposals for names ...
* pure-ODF = ODF without extensions.
* MS-ODF = ODF with MS vendor lock-in.
The convention is extensible to include vendor lock-in from other
vendors (IBM-ODF, WP-ODF, ...). You can further have a non-pure-ODF
category that encompasses all types of vendor lock-in.
And .odtx seems like a good way to denote non-pure-ODF.
> The data is also not lost if it is stored in its original MS formats. And since
> MS Office is required in both cases for full fidelity access to the documents, I
> see little advancement in getting rid of the vendor lock-in from Microsoft
May you live in interesting times.
May people in high places take notice of you.
May all your wishes come true.
-- Chinese curse.
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