OpenDocument XML.org is the official community gathering place and information resource for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) OASIS Standard. Suitable for text, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, presentations, and databases, ODF frees documents from their applications-of-origin, enabling them to be exchanged, retrieved, and edited with any OpenDocument-compliant software or tool. With ODF, users retain control over their work—no matter when their documents were created or what tool was used to create them.
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Content oversight for OpenDocument XML.org is provided by members of the OASIS ODF Adoption Committee. Participation in this group is open to all members of OASIS. For information on joining the Board, contact OASIS Communications.
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Editorial board members:Charles-H.Schulz is a co-founder and partner at the Ars Aperta consulting group. He graduated in the ISEG Paris, as a Master of International Trade and Negociation. He has worked in many FLOSS companies including Mandriva and Novell. He is the lead of the Native-Lang Confederation of Openoffice.org. He works at fostering the international development of this successful project. He is in charge of the worldwide coordination of the communities of users, developers and documentation teams of the OpenOffice.org project.
Erwin Tenhumberg does community development and marketing within Sun Microsystems' Open Source Group under Simon Phipps, Sun's Chief Open Source Officer. In addition, he is co-chairing the OASIS ODF Adoption TC and is actively participating in the OpenOffice.org project.
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