February 23, 2008

OOXML is too hard to implement

Amen to this. OOXML is a braindump of a 20 year history, not a standard. Braindumps are always messy. XML-ifying the mess Joel Spolsky describes here does not make for a nice implementable truly open standard.

Posted by Claus at February 23, 2008 4:37 PM
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