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Originally Posted by Guruboy View Post

If it's open, who cares?
People question HOW open it is. The lengthy documentation and code required for the format is ridiculous compared to the ALREADY THERE, EQUALLY FUNCTIONAL OpenDocFormat. Why couldn't Microsoft get on the bandwagon with the format that was available?

Microsoft can't erase techies' past 20 years of memory by claiming one part of their technology "open". For example: C#, while a nice language, isn't "open" when compared to truly open C++ or C.
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Exactly. LOL, C# is just VB with curly braces.
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