· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · November
· · · · 19 (1 entry)

Office Schemas · Jean Paoli called last week to tip me off about the <a href='http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2003/nov03/11-17XMLRefSchemaEMEAPR.asp'>release</a> of the MS Office XML schema-ware. It turns out that the actual data won’t be on view till December 5, so I don’t have a lot to say about the technical details. I also haven’t gone very deep on the patent and licensing issues, but Jean’s description made it sound like they’re trying not to get in the way. However, there are a couple of points he emphasized on the phone that don’t seem to have made it into the press coverage. <i>[Update: Jean sends some pointers.]</i> ...
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