Notes2Self.net

Stephen McGibbon's Web Journal
Voices for Innovation is a global community working together to shape the technology policy debate. We want every voice heard. Join now and make a difference.

Recent comments

Reading

Browse by Tags

All Tags » Interoperability » Standards (RSS)
IBM's SEC 10-K report: Open Standards? Interoperability?
I was just looking at IBM's latest annual SEC 10-K report . "Open Standards" are listed in the "Key Business Drivers" section with the following note (my emphasis):- Open Standards The broad adoption of open standards is essential to the computing model...
IE8 beta passes ACID2 test "out of the box"
notice also the domain highlighting.
IE8 to pass Acid2 test in default configuration
I am pleased to report that Microsoft has confirmed that IE8 will use "Standards Mode" (and pass the Acid2 test) by default. Dean Hachamovitch, General Manager for Internet Explorer, has written about the change on the IEBlog . We’ve decided that IE8...
Mapping the Office Binary File Formats to OpenXML
Brian Jones provides the text of one of Ecma's responses to the comments received from National Standards Bodies to DIS29500 that pertain to mapping from the binary formats to OpenXML:- We believe that Interoperability between applications conforming...
Altova's XMLSpy adds OpenXML support
Another TechED OpenXML related announcement Altova XMLSpy Now Supports New ECMA Office Open XML File Formats June 4, 2007; 05:51 AM Altova ( http://www.altova.com ), creator of XMLSpy and other leading XML, data management, UML, and Web services tools...
Fraunhofer to chair new DIN working group - "Instead of either/or we're enabling interoperability between various document standards".
DIN 's Information Technology Standardization Committee's newly formed 'Translation of Document Formats' working group has started work to create an in-depth Technical Report detailing how to translate between the two document standards...
Ecma - "Ecma-376 Office Open XML DIS ballot starts Monday April, 2 for a period of 5 months"
Ecma have issued a press release announcing The JTC 1 Secretariat informed Ecma International today that Office Open XML will move immediately to the next phase of the ISO/IEC’s review of the Ecma standard. The JTC 1 Secretariat issued the 5-month...
IDABC's Berlin conference conclusions - positive developments
I was just looking at Karel De Vriendt's ODEF (Open Document Exchange Formats) Workshop Conclusions presentation. It's very interesing and rather encouraging as there's some much needed pragmatism being injected into the debate. I hope some...
Computerworld - ISO moves OpenXML to ballot phase
Eric Lae is reporting that " According to an e-mail sent Saturday by Lisa Rachjel, the secretariat of ISO’s Joint Technical Committee (JTC-1) on Information Technology, the Open XML proposal , along with comments and criticism by nations that...
Sun making progress with OpenXML too ...
according to Sun's Daniel Rentz who posts an update about Sun's " Ongoing Work on Office Open XML FIlters ". Work on the Office Open XML filters is in progress... The spreadsheet filter is now able to load cell contents (except formulas...
Interoperability, Choice and Open XML
Tom Robertson and Jean Paoli have just posted an open letter on Microsoft's Interoperability page titled " Interoperability, Choice and Open XML ". The last section, Open XML and ISO Standardization , directly addresses some of what's...
More Posts