All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Open Document Format’

Oracle Turns OpenOffice Into A Community-Based Project

The longtime, free alternative to Microsoft Office will be changing hands in regards to development and supervision as Oracle announced their intentions to turn OpenOffice into a community-based, open source project. Not only that, but they also plan on discontinuing OpenOffice’s pay version, which sounds an awful lot like Oracle is leaving the document-creation business altogether. While Oracle is expected …

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Microsoft Acknowledges ODF

Microsoft has announced that it will, after countless requests and a long period of foot-dragging, offer support for the OpenDocument Format. The company has launched an Open XML Translator project to convert from its default format to ODF, and the resulting product will be made available for free.

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