Microsoft to give Office access to rivals

Posted by bstadil on Nov 21, 2005 2:48 PM EDT
FT; By Maija Palmer
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Microsoft will on Tuesday announce it is opening up access to its Office file formats to competitors, as part of a move to ensure the software giant does not lose lucrative government markets for its Office software.

[ED-I bet the binary component of the format will be intact so this is mostly a feint, Note the 18 month leadtime before it will be made available. bstadil]

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