open document format

ของเก่า ขอเล่าใหม่อีกรอบ (ในบล็อก) is an initiative by European Union to develop and standardize the document formats. It is based on the OASIS Open Office XML Format, which itself based on the XML File Format.

June 03, 2004, Pavel Janik, an developer, blogged:
EU eGovernment policy-makers encourage the uptake of open document formats

good reads:
.intro — Thinking XML: The open office file format
.in-depth — XML Essentials—Using’s XML Data Format read more XML file format in use


New XML White Paper

This new white paper explains the advantages of the XML file format used by all applications of the StarOffice software. Developers also get a basic introduction to the different tools and resources available for leveraging the XML file format programmatically.

:: the white paper.