SVG and Visio, XML and Office
- The news sites have not yet picked it up, but at XML 2002 Microsoft
announced SVG support for Visio and publically demonstrated the various
Office product's support for various kinds of "OfficeML" (e.g. WordML)
and arbitrary custom XML schemas. Jean Paoli says: "for those of us who
have been working to get XML deployed on every desktop for years...we won!"
This is by far the most open and standards-compliant version of MS
Office in history.
- Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Friday, December 13, 2002, 12:06:33 PM, Robin wrote:Hmmm, yes, there are XML databases but I don't think that their internal storage
> RB> I don't think anyone has ever considered using XML as a storage
> RB> format for databases.
is in XML. At least the indices usually are not (but I haven't looked at XIndice
closely so I don't know. I'd be surprised however if it did that and got any
Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@...>
Research Engineer, Expway http://expway.fr/
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