MS Office and XML

Marielle Lange mlange at lexicall.org
Wed Dec 14 10:34:56 CST 2005


I wouldn't bet on the ASCII format. There have been talks about of a  
binary xml format.
<http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/08/13/deviant.html>
<http://searchwebservices.techtarget.com/qna/ 
0,289202,sid26_gci1027594,00.html>


> The latest Office suite uses XML as the native file format.  Not  
> sure how open and available it is, but it should ideally be  
> writable since it's ultimately ASCII now....
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