Even Microsoft officially gives up on ISO/DIS-29500

Sam Liddicott sam at liddicott.com
Thu May 22 06:20:03 UTC 2008

Doesn't abiword also support ODF?


-----Original Message-----
From: David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
Sent: 22 May 2008 01:16
To: discussion at fsfeurope.org
Subject: Re: Even Microsoft officially gives up on ISO/DIS-29500

2008/5/21 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:

> http://www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=32228
> MS Office 2007 will not support DIS-29500 until 2009, if then.
> Make VERY SURE everyone knows that Microsoft Office officially doesn't
> support DIS-29500!

And 2007 will "support" ODF 1.1:


Though I wonder what Microsoft values of "support" will entail.

(I'm glad there's two independent implementations of ODF - OOo and
KOffice - and not just one.)

- d.
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