XML News from Wednesday, September 14, 2005

The OpenOffice Project has released OpenOffice 1.1.5, an open source office suite for Linux and Windows that saves all its files as zipped XML. "OpenOffice.org 1.1.5 introduces import support for documents, spreadsheets and presentations in OpenDocument format. The OpenDocument format is an XML based international office document standard approved by OASIS, the Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards. XML based, the OpenDocument format enables the free exchange of data between compliant software packages." OpenOffice is licensed under the LGPL.