30/09/2011 23:00

ODF 1.2 passes final vote at OASIS

OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, has today announced that Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument)  Version 1.2 has passed the final vote with flying colors.

http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/201109/msg00010.html

Congratulations to all members past and present of the various ODF TC's for this splendid result. New and exciting features like smart documents (through RDF), spreadsheet formulas and the improved quality throughout of key features like change tracking make this an important milestone for the entire community of both vendors and users.  In addition, many governments around the world will be applauding the final publication in order to be able to add this much improved new version of ODF to their list of mandatory standards.

You can find lot of useful background information on our new ODF portal at:

                                 http://opendocumentformat.org