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[tdf-discuss] Re: ANN: ODF 1.2 Candidate OASIS Standard Enters 60-Day Public Review, prerequisite for balloting as OASIS Standard



Charles-H. Schulz wrote:

So, let me state and restate this : ODF will not embed fonts in the
1.2, 1.3, nor in the future, because the format is not meant to focus on
faithful layout rendering. Instead, PDF is meant that. ODF focuses on
office document exchanges.


If that is the OASIS opinion then TDF should bail out from the ODF file
format ASAP.

That decision makes ODF useless for presentation files created in Impress
and for vectorial art created in Draw. 

Even some text documents and spreadsheets rely on the fonts used...

PDF is a non-editable format. There is no similarity in function with ODF.

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