Re: What should be open/free? (Was: Low-end Office 11 won't do
> Implicitly, it seems to me that by putting "our" data into a data container > which belongs to Microsoft (as it happens to be in this case) we are creating > what I (provocatively?) might term "jointly owned data". The data, held in > Microsoft format, has more value (to us, to our customers) than raw data. ROTFL. This is one of those crazy ideas that does not even require an additional word to rubbish. Of course, I can imagine MSFT's having the Dali lightbulb go off over their heads and trying to slip this one onto their next EULA. That would just make me laugh all the harder. -- Uche Ogbuji Fourthought, Inc. http://uche.ogbuji.net http://4Suite.org http://fourthought.com Gems From the [Python/XML] Archives - http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/04/09/py-xm l.html Introducing N-Triples - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-thi nk17/index.html Use internal references in XML vocabularies - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerw orks/xml/library/x-tipvocab.html EXSLT by example - http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-exslt.html The worry about program wizards - http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=7238 Use rdf:about and rdf:ID effectively in RDF/XML - http://www-106.ibm.com/develo perworks/xml/library/x-tiprdfai.html
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