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Re: [steering-discuss] Support for OOXML
- Subject: Re: [steering-discuss] Support for OOXML
- From: "Charles-H. Schulz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 16:53:06 +0100
- To: email@example.com
Very interesting and important question. See below.
Le Tue, 2 Nov 2010 12:49:16 +0100,
Leif Lodahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit :
> Hi all,
> I am about to answer to a letter from the Danish "Expert committee
> for open standards" settled by the Danish Government.
> I have been talking to Thorsten Behrens regarding the technical
> details. Now I would like to discuss how I am going to express this
> in my answer. My answer must be the truth and I can't risk to say one
> thing and then something else is expressed in e.g., a press release
> The question:
> Which of the standards (by name and version number and amendment) are
> supported in the application?
> The technical answer I got from Thorsten:
> 1. ISO/IEC 29500:2008:OOXML Amendment 1 – LibreOffice is a conforming
> base consumer according to ISO/IEC 29500-1:2008 §2.6, and a
> conforming producer and consumer according to ISO/IEC 29500-4:2008
If you remember well, pretty much anything can be declared a conforming
producer and consumer of the ISO 29500 format. It is also worth noting
that there is still no implementation of that standard, and it brings
me back to your second point below.
> My question is: Do we publicly and officially support ISO/IEC
> Of cause if we do - then we do. But from a political point of view I
> would rather write something about how we have not been able to
> support it (several reason e.g., its a moving target, faulty and
> inconsistant etc.) but we do what we can to support the file format
> implemented by MS Office 2007: .docx.
> Please - what do you think?
You are not just right, you are also making an important point: LibO
and OOo (for that matter) are not supporters of ISO 29500; they
implement what they can understand from the proprietary file format of
MS Office 2007 and 2010 called OOXML.
> Leif Lodahl
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