[odf-discuss] Miguel on OXML
alex at stratagia.co.uk
Wed Jan 31 06:44:55 EST 2007
Lars D. Noodén wrote:
> The gist of his objections, if I understand correctly, are attacking
> the ODF formula spec (which is under development and the first of its
> kind in the history of the world), using a strawman argument about the
> size of Ecma 372, and accusing any opposition as being politically
I didn't interpret what he said as an attack on the formula spec., more
an attack on those who are saying there's too much information in the spec.
BTW, why is the ODF formula spec "the first of its kind"? It's mostly
just a standards-track, isn't it?
> One of the main marketing points, the alleged support for older MS
> formats, appears to be not documented in the spec. An item which he
MS don't claim OXML supports older formats; they say it is capable of
representing all the information from such a file. It's a big difference.
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