Linspire and Microsoft get jiggy with it

Posted by markdoughty on Jul 3, 2007 9:23 AM EDT; By Bill Andad
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Linspire has confirmed that all future versions of Linspire will include Open XML bi-directional translators between ODF and Open XML.

Linspire and Microsoft in agreement over something? Although it sounds unlikely at first glance, that is exactly what is happening as the developer of the Linspire commercial and Freespire community desktop Linux operating systems announces it will join Microsoft in its efforts to improve the ability of users to work with the Office Open XML format.

It should not come as too much of a surprise, I guess, especially as both Novell and Xandros have already signed the bi-directional open source translation blood treaty with Microsoft.

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