Re: Regarding OOXML and Microsoft patents

> This is no reason we shouldn't _try_ to implement OOXML.  As long as
> we are not forcibly stopped, we may as well try to implement
> everything that users want.  

This work is currently being done jointly with Sun and Novell in It is developed openly in CVS and is
license the same way as the rest of the office suite (ie it is free

For those who want to scream conspiracy theories, I'm one of the
developers for Novell and I don't have access to any "confidential" bit
of the specification. This means that whatever hole exists (and there
are) we have to assemble the pieces together on our own.


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