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Office Binary <-> OpenXML translator project on SourceForge

The following milestones are planned in the Office Binary (doc, xls, ppt) Translator to Open XML project

  • Milestone 0 (February 15th, 2008): Launching the project on SourceForge
    • outline of the anatomy of binary Office documents (Compound file format, streams inside, ...)
    • brief description of the streams in Word documents
    • initial doc/docx mappings, e.g. for the main character and paragraph attributes
  • Milestone 1 (April 1st, 2008): First results
    • technical specification how to read and parse Office documents, in particular Word documents
    • a first version of a parser (command line tool) being able to read and interprete the individual components (streams) of a binary Word document
    • enhanced doc/docx mapping documentation
    • detailed scope of the translator to be implemented for the next milestone
  • Milestone 2 (June 30th, 2008): Final Word translator and more
    • translator which reads binary Word documents and creates Open XML Word documents
    • final documentation on binary Word documents and doc/docx mapping
    • preliminary documentation on binary PowerPoint and Excel architecture and ppt/pptx,xls/xlsx mapping

 

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Notes2Self.net said:

Yesterday I noted that the Office Binary &lt;-&gt; OpenXML translator project had started on SourceForge

# February 16, 2008 9:19 AM

Doug Mahugh said:

Binary documentation and translator project. On Friday Brian Jones covered the availability of the Office

# February 18, 2008 5:14 PM

Noticias externas said:

Binary documentation and translator project. On Friday Brian Jones covered the availability of the Office

# February 18, 2008 5:44 PM

Doug Mahugh said:

Binary documentation and translator project. On Friday Brian Jones covered the availability of the Office

# June 30, 2011 6:00 PM