Microsoft Makes Another Linux Friend: Turbolinux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 11, 2007 7:54 AM EDT
Linux-Watch; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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Microsoft announced that Asian Linux distributor Turbolinux is the latest Linux company to join its Ecma Open XML-Open Document Format Translator Project. Unlike the earlier Microsoft/Linux partnerships—Novell, Xandros and Linspire—there's no patent agreement or any other technical partnerships. This project seeks to create tools to build a "technical bridge" between Microsoft's Open XML Formats and ODF (Open Document Format).

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No patent agreement? number6x 37 1,512 Jul 13, 2007 2:23 AM
OOXML - ODF. Whatever for?!? tqk 2 1,126 Jul 11, 2007 8:35 AM

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