Monday, May 21, 2007

Microsoft Continues to Expand Interoperability Options for Office Customers: Company funds new open source project to enable translation between the emerging Chinese UOF standard and Open XML, and delivers additional beta to enable further interoperability with ODF

Interesting times 

As part of its continued commitment to deliver interoperability by design, Microsoft Corp. today announced a new collaborative effort with the Beihang University (Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics) and others to create an open source translator project between China’s Unified Office Format (UOF) and the Ecma Open XML File Formats. In addition, the company announced the beta release of translation tools for Windows® XP, and the 2003 and 2007 versions of Microsoft® Office Excel® and Microsoft Office PowerPoint® as part of the Open XML Translator project launched in July 2006.

Source: Microsoft Continues to Expand Interoperability Options for Office Customers

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