On Fri, 22 May 2009 10:39:04 -0700, Tim Smith wrote:
> In article <slrnh1bu08.odj.jedi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> There are things in old formats that neither OOXML nor ODF can
> represent. Yet some people do need to represent those things in ODF and
> OOXML documents. Hence, both standards allow for application-defined
> tagging and attributes.
> It is beyond the scope of either standard to specify the interpretation
> of those.
You've shifted the discussion to completely irrelevant issues.
Remember the original problem: Microsoft's converter in its infinite
wisdom strips out all formulas from an ODF spreadsheet. Are formulas
"application-defined tagging and attributes"?