[odf-discuss] Items of interest (gleaned from various blogs)
Jean Hollis Weber
jeanweber at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 15:47:06 EST 2007
Conformance and Certification: The ODF Standard and Microsoft's
Office Open XML Specification, Stephen Walli's blog
Open Standards International Symposium (OSIS), scheduled for
February 3, 2007, at Yale Law School in New Haven, CT, USA.
Sam explains the importance of this symposium here:
"Expect this gathering to produce a set of guidelines that can
become the reference for technology and other standards policies
globally going forward. The Speakers' List reads like a Who's Who
from the Standards Hall of Fame..."
3monkeys is running a series of technical articles "that will
compare ODF and in particular the OpenOffice implementation and
Microsoft Office and its various data formats".
OpenOffice ODF/.odt compared to Microsoft Word .doc
"...efficiency of the .odt, .doc and .xml formats, with
particular interest to native and compressible file sizes"
OpenOffice .odt Opened Up - Part 1: Overview
"...investigate how certain elements of a document effect its
size and overall efficiency".
Thanks to Sam Hiser and Benjamin Horst for these.
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