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Microsoft's 'Custom XML' patent suit could put ODF at risk

Microsoft Word is under threat from a new lawsuit targeting its use of Custom XML. Is there a danger sign here for the Open Document Format?

By August 13, 2009

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OpenXML Converter localization problems preventing launch

We received a couple of questions regarding the recently updated OpenXML converter from Microsoft that is used to read the new Office document formats with older versions of Office and other Office suites. For some people, this updater will not open ev

By July 29, 2009

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Microsoft Office 2008 Issue: Open XML documents suggest updating software

The latest update to Microsoft's Office 2008 for Mac, Service Pack 2, has created a host of issues for users. One of the more prevalent problems on our comment boards and in our email relates to Open XML documents (.pptx, .xlsx, .docx) returning an error

By July 22, 2009

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Microsoft Office Open XML Converter not showing updated version number

Although this appears to be strictly a goof on Microsoft's part, several MacFixIt readers have reported that after updating to the latest version of Open XML Converter (1.0.3) the version number remains the same (1.0.2), prompting many users to continuous

By June 11, 2009

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Google open-sources XML-alternative Protocol Buffers

Company releases software for encoding data in multiple formats in a single binary format for network communications or storage.

By July 8, 2008

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Microsoft Office 2008 12.1.1, Office 2004 11.5.0, Open XML converter released

Microsoft Office 2008 12.1.1, Office 2004 11.5.0, Open XML converter released

By June 24, 2008

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ISO takes up Open XML-ODF 'harmonization' as Norwegians protest

Office Open XML is now in the hands of the ISO which is taking on ODF interoperability. But angry Norwegians stage a demonstration.

By April 10, 2008

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Challenges coming to ISO Open XML vote?

Accusations of irregularities in voting to standardize Office Open XML could mean the results will be challenged. Microsoft expects IBM to push others to appeal.

By April 2, 2008

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Office Open XML is an ISO standard: Now what?

Microsoft confirms Open XML has gained ISO ratification. Looking ahead, expect scrutiny of the standards process and minimal change in the marketplace.

By April 1, 2008

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Unofficial document: Open XML passes ISO vote

A document circulating Tuesday among standards advocates shows that Office Open XML has the votes necessary to become an ISO standard. Official word is due Wednesday.

By April 1, 2008