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Welcome to OpenDocument

This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) OASIS Standard (ISO/IEC 26300). 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. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.

OASIS OpenDocument Technical Committee member mail list is the list used by OASIS OpenDocument Technical Committee members to conduct Committee work. Committee membership is required to post. Committee members are automatically subscribed; the public may view archives.

Read more XML Project

The XML project contains the implementation of the OASIS OpenDocument file format and of the XML file format. The OASIS OpenDocument format is the native file format of 2.0, while XML is the native file format of 1.0. The XML project further contains the framework for the XML based filters.

Read more Migration Documents

This wiki provides links to migration documents for the community.

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OASIS OpenDocument Essentials—Using OASIS OpenDocument XML

This book shows you how to take advantage of the OpenDocument format. In addition to explaining the basics, it includes examples showing how to extract information from, transform, and programmatically create OpenDocument files. This book is a work in progress written by J. David Eisenberg for O’Reilly & Associates and submitted to an open review process. The content is licensed under the Free Software Foundation’s GNU Free Documentation License.

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Read more Conference: ODF Track Information Conference 2006 will present a special track dedicated to ODF topics beginning with a panel discussion on September 13th in Lyon, France.

Participants include executives and distinguished engineers from IBM and Sun. Charles Schulz of Ars Arpeta and active OASIS ODF TC member will host.

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