The OpenDocument web site is not longer accepting new posts. Information on this page is preserved for legacy purposes only. For current information on ODF, please see the OASIS OpenDocument Technical Committee.


Add NewsAdd News

News lets the community share announcements, press releases, and recommended news articles relevant to OpenDocument. (Educational materials that are not time-sensitive are listed at Articles and white papers.)

Norwegian Standards Council Recommends Mandatory use of ODF and PDF

by Andy Updegrove,

Read more

OpenOffice Taps Business Smarts

by Sean Michael Kerner,

Read more

Sun's McNealy Calls for Merger of ODF and China's UOF

by Andy Updegrove, Consortium Info

Read more

OASIS Creates Discussion List for Document Standards Interoperability TC

An open discussion list has been created to explore interest in forming an OASIS Document Standards Interoperability Technical Committee. The proposed TC is intended to address the development and documentation of scenarios for cross-standard content sharing; a specification for  an interoperability framework, including mappings from participating standard formats to the framework; and requirements on participating standards to improve interoperability.

The new discussion list is open to members and non-members and may last up to 90 days.

Read more

Malaysia suspends ODF approval process: Sirim BHD's head wants end to feuding between ODF, Open XML advocates

By Eric Lai, Computerworld

Read more Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
OASIS sites: OASIS | Cover Pages | | AMQP | CGM Open | eGov | Emergency | IDtrust | LegalXML | Open CSA | OSLC | WS-I