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Redmond's Open Source Binary-to-OOXML Conversion Project

Keep an eye on SourceForge tomorrow for the launch of a Microsoft-led open source software project, which the company hopes will provide powerful conversion tools for existing MS Office binary files. The new project should help Microsoft extend the perceived value of its XML file formats for shops that currently have a large investment in its binary formats.

You can read more about Microsoft's thought process at Brian Jones' blog post, here. This Gray Knowlton blog entry also offers a primer.

Posted by Michael Desmond on 02/14/2008 at 1:15 PM

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