[odf-discuss] Recommended reading: Rick Jelliffe on converging
editable electronic document packaging conventions
lars at umich.edu
Fri Jan 16 02:51:34 EST 2009
robert_weir at us.ibm.com wrote:
>... it is not a very compelling use-case and hardly seems worth the effort.
It's not. He appears to be trying to draw the discussion away from
standards compliance and conformance guidelines.
> IMHO, harmonization needs to serve the goal of document interoperability
> and not merely be the target of an intellectual tidiness fetish.
Please don't make the mistake that any of Rick's writings on the topic
are intended to do anything more than stir up pointless debates and
waste time and resources.
Either an application conforms to ODF or it does not. As we saw in an
earlier link, MSO 2007 SP2 not only does not, it also destroys ODF
documents created by other applications.
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