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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Status of .docX etc.

On 14/12/11 11:27, Harold Fuchs wrote:

"e-letter" <> wrote in message
On 13/12/2011, Harold Fuchs <> wrote:
Would someone please either explain or point me at a detailed
explanation of
the current status of  LO vis à vis the "new" MS office document formats
docx, xlsx etc.

Here we go again: please explain why you can't afford to buy m$???

Have you written to m$ to ask for an explanation why: (1) m$ cannot
write to odf standards;

(2) m$ cannot write to m$ooxml itself

I don't want to buy m$. I don't want to engage with m$. But occasionally
I need to be able to exchange documents with other, less enlightened
people. As Aleksandr Orlov would say: simples.

It could also be that the governments accepts it as an exchange format for
documents in their sector. In Norway it's still under governmental
ODF 1.1 on the other hand has been mandatory since January 1. 2010.
All documents made previously before this date must be converted in 2014.

Thus, we must be able to open older documents made in OOXML not yet
converted etc.

– Olav

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