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The .doc is out:

The Open Document Format

and its prospects

John David Stone

Department of Computer Science

Grinnell College

stone@cs.grinnell.edu


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File formats

Microsoft

Office 2003

Microsoft

Office 2007

.doc

.xls

.ppt

...

.docx

.xlsx

.pptx

...


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File formats

Microsoft

Office 2003

Open Document

Format

.doc

.xls

.ppt

...

.odt

.ods

.odp

...


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ODF file formats are based on XML

(Extensible Markup Language)

.odt

.ods

.odp

XML (general scheme)


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XML (Extensible Markup Language)

<age>56</age>

beginning tag

ending tag

datum


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XML (Extensible Markup Language)

as applied in the ODF spreadsheet format

<table:table-cell table:style-name=”ce4”

office:value-type=”date”

office:date-value=”2008-03-06”>

<text:p>

3/6/2008

</text:p>

</table:table-cell>


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XML (Extensible Markup Language)

as applied in the ODF spreadsheet format

<table:table-cell table:style-name=”ce4”

office:value-type=”date”

office:date-value=”2008-03-06”>

<text:p>

3/6/2008

</text:p>

</table:table-cell>

ISO standard

date format

what the user typed


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ZIP file compression

content and XML tags and attributes

+ file containing style information

+ file containing metadata

+ ... + ... + ...

compressed archive file


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ODF element for one spreadsheet cell

<table:table-cell table:style-name=”ce4”

office:value-type=”date”

office:date-value=”2008-03-06”>

<text:p>

3/6/2008

</text:p>

</table:table-cell>

Microsoft Excel 2007 element – same content

<c r=”B2” s=”1”>

<v>

39524

</v>

</c>


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ODF configuration parameter element

<config:config-item config:name=”PrintReversed”

config:type=”boolean”>

false

</config:config-item>


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ODF structured text element

This passage contains an italicized

phrase in context.

<text:p text:style-name=”Standard”

This passage contains

<text:span text:style-name=”T2”>

an italicized phrase

</text:span>

in context.

</text:p>


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Microsoft Word 2007 text element

<w:p>

<w:r>

<w:t>

This passage contains

</w:t>

</w:r>

<w:r>

<w:rPr>

<w:i/>

</w:rPr>

<w:t>

an italicized phrase

</w:t>

</w:r>

<w:r>

<w:t>

in context.

</w:t>

</w:r>

</w:p>


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The practical arguments for ODF

* stability


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The practical arguments for ODF

* stability

* portability


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The practical arguments for ODF

* stability

* portability

* freedom


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ODF standardization timetable

1999: initial project proposal (StarDivision)

October 2000: first release of source code

May 2002: first full implementation of an ODF-based

word processor

December 2002: first published draft of the ODF standard

December 2004: second public discussion draft

February 2005: third public discussion draft

May 2005: OASIS certification

September 2005: submitted to ISO

May 2006: ISO certification


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ODF adoption

September 2005: Massachusetts (public records)

late 2005: UK (schools)

March 2006: Australia (National Archives)

June 2006: Belgium

January 2007: Finland (Ministry of Justice)

February 2007: Germany (Federal Foreign Office)

August 2007: Malaysia

September 2007: Argentina

September 2007: Croatia

October 2007: South Africa

December 2007: Netherlands

December 2007: Norway


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MSOOXML standardization timetable

December 15, 2005: Microsoft begins work on a formal

standard for Office

November 17, 2006: proposed standard submitted to Ecma

December 7, 2006: endorsed by Ecma

December 7, 2006: submitted to ISO

December 16, 2006: first published draft of the

MSOOXML proposal

September 17, 2007: initial ISO ballot fails

January 14, 2008: “Disposition of Comments” sent to

ISO members

February 25-29, 2008: ISO ballot resolution meeting

March 1-29, 2008: national bodies can change their

initial-ballot votes


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ISO initial ballot on MSOOXML

(participating members only)

Yes (w/ comments)

Germany

Kenya

Malta

Singapore

Switzerland

Turkey

United States

Uruguay

Venezuela

Yes

Azerbaijan

Côte-d'Ivoire

Cyprus

Jamaica

Kazakhstan

Lebanon

Pakistan

Saudia Arabia

No (w/ comments)

Canada

China

Czech Republic

Denmark

Ecuador

France

India

Iran

Ireland

Japan

Korea

New Zealand

Norway

South Africa

United Kingdom

Abstaining

Australia

Belgium

Finland

Italy

Malaysia

Netherlands

Slovenia

Spain

Trinidad and

Tobago


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The practical arguments for ODF

* stability

* portability

* freedom


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The practical argument for

the Microsoft Office 2007 formats

* inertia


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The practical argument for

the Microsoft Office 2007 formats

* inertia (?)


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ODF at Grinnell College

* The Instructional Support Committee is

considering whether and how to adopt

and support ODF.

* MathLAN users have saved about 1600

ODF documents in /home.


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Recommended reading

Macnaughton, Edward. “Technical distinctions of ODF and

OOXML: a consultation document.”

ftp://officeboxsystems.com/odfa_ukag/

ODFA%20UKAG%20Technical%20White%20Paper.pdf

OpenDocument Format Alliance. ODF annual report 2007.

http://www.odfalliance.org/resources/AnnualReport2007.pdf

Weir, Rob. “The art of being mugged.”

An antic disposition, March 2, 2008.

http://www.robweir.com/blog/2008/03/art-of-being-mugged.html


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These slides are available on the World Wide Web at

http://www.cs.grinnell.edu/~stone/essays/open-document-format/open-document-format.odp

The essay that they accompany is also available, at

http://www.cs.grinnell.edu/~stone/essays/open-document-format/open-document-format.odt


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