Microsoft Office 2007 - now with ODF-support

by jlundstocholm 28. October 2008 23:42
On October 22nd a long awaited email popped into my mailbox  - news of the release of first beta of Microsoft Office 2007 SP2. The reason for me longing to get my hands on this piece of software (and I have, in vain, tried to squize each and every single Microsoft employee I could to get it e... [More]

DII ODF workshop - the good stuff

by jlundstocholm 18. August 2008 18:58
... continued from DII-workshop in Redmond - round-table discussions. So - let's get down to what was the real purpose of going to Redmond - apart from the great breakfast I had at Lowell's in Farmer's market in Seattle - to test the pre-alpha version of Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 ... [More]

DII-workshop in Redmond - round-table discussions

by jlundstocholm 2. August 2008 19:49
... continued from DII ODF workshop catchup. The last part of the afternoon in Redmond was a round-table discussion of standards in general; what to do with them and how to work with them in terms of handling interop with other vendors implementing the same standard. It was really interesting... [More]

DII ODF workshop catch-up

by jlundstocholm 2. August 2008 09:26
Wow - it seems the entire cast of Microsoft bloggers are laying the grounds for a whole bunch of blog-entries after the DII-workshop in Redmond the day before yesterday (Wednesday July 30th). So OK - I'll bite. I am again back in Denmark after a Hell-ish evening after the workshop wh... [More]

Generated by Microsoft Office 2007

by jlundstocholm 31. July 2008 09:44
As we are testing the various test ODF-files we/I have brought to the Microsoft DII workshop here in Redmond, I stumpled over the following XML-fragment: [code=xml]<office:document-meta   xmlns:office="urn:oasis:names:tc:opendocument:xmlns:office:1.0"   xmlns:meta=&... [More]

ODF-implementation in Microsoft Office 2007 SP2

by jlundstocholm 30. July 2008 09:26
So once again here I am – waiting for a connecting flight out of Frankfurt, Germany. There is about an hour and a half to my flight to Seattle where I will attend the Microsoft ODF DII-workshop about Microsoft’s implementation of ODF in Microsoft Office 2007 SP2. I am looking forward t... [More]

No reason anymore to mandate anything but ODF?

by jlundstocholm 22. May 2008 19:37
Yesterday the news broke about Microsoft adding support for ODF in Microsoft Office 2007 SP2. Within minutes the news spread like fire on the hills of Malibu, California and blog-entries started to pop up everywhere - even Brian Jones has apparently returned from Winter hibernation and has made hi... [More]