[FOSDEM] suggestion for ODF dev room

Hanssens Bart Bart.Hanssens at fedict.be
Fri Oct 16 10:53:03 CEST 2009


Hi,


as you may know, several stakeholders started with organizing ODF plugfests, testing
the ODF interoperability of proprietary and open source software.

It might be interesting to have a devroom on FOSDEM, focusing on libraries for ODF
like jOpenDocument (Java), ODFDOM (ODFToolkit, Java), AODL (ODFToolkit, C#), ODFPy
(Python) and perhaps some others (there are one or two PHP libraries that I know of,
and Qt also has some ODF support)

Especially with ODF 1.2 coming up, with new features like RDF metadata and XML-DSIG,
it could be interesting to have developers from various projects in the same room to
solve a few issues and/or help each other out with implementing these features.


Best regards,

Bart Hanssens

Interop expert at Fedict
OASIS OIC TC Chair



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