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Chapters: Docbook, Standardization of Office Open Xml, Opendocument, Office Open Xml File Formats, Epub, Open Xml Paper Specification, Office Open Xml Intermediate 5 Month Ballot Results, Comparison of Office Open Xml and Opendocument, Comparison of Openxps and Pdf, Uniform Office Format, Openoffice.org Xml, Dtbook. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 110. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Office Open XML file formats were standardised between December 2006 and November 2008, first by the Ecma International consortium (where they became ECMA-376), and subsequently, after a contentious standardization process, by the ISO/IEC's Joint Technical Committee 1 (where they became ISO/IEC 29500:2008). More than a year after being asked by the European Union to standardize their Office 2003 XML formats, Microsoft submitted 2,000 pages of documentation for a new file format to the Ecma International consortium for it to be made into an open standard. Ecma formed a technical committee (TC45) in order to produce and maintain a formal standard for office productivity applications that is fully compatible with the Office Open XML Formats, submitted by Microsoft. The technical committee was chaired by two Microsoft employees and included members drawn from Apple, Canon, Intel, NextPage, Novell, Pioneer, Statoil ASA, Toshiba, The United States Library of Congress, The British Library and the Gnome Foundation. During standardisation within Ecma the specification grew to approximately 6,000 pages. It was approved as an Ecma standard (ECMA-376) on 7 December 2006. This standard (now referred to as the 1st edition of ECMA-376) can be downloaded from them free of charge. Using their entitlement as an ISO/IEC JTC 1 external Category A liaison, Ecma International submitted ECMA-376 to the JTC 1 fast tra...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=16146360
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