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Hi recently I had a conversation with a fellow developer and talk about ODF popularity. The debate centralized between the Open source agenda and the open standard agenda and where it cross.
The idea of empowering ODF across technologies and systems can sometimes be challenging to absorbed by open source people (including myself).
So an interesting challenging was brought up. Why not have an ODF Viewer in microsoft technology. This means VB and ActiveX. This will be as tactical as having a ODF plugin for Microsoft office.