TurboLinux to Help Translate Open XML for Asia

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Jul 11, 2007 5:29 AM EDT
PC World; By Elizabeth Montalbano
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Microsoft Corp. is enlisting Linux distributor TurboLinux Inc. to help tailor work being done to translate documents between Open XML and ODF file formats for Japanese and Chinese users. TurboLinux has joined the Microsoft-funded but community-led Open XML-ODF (Open Document Format) translator project and will help ensure that documents based on Open XML can communicate smoothly with ODF-based documents in Office suites that use Japanese and Chinese characters.

[A Groklaw poster insightfully notices that Microsoft has now enlisted all the original United Linux members, except for Mandriva. Coincidence? -- Sander]

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