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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Portable "documents"
On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 08:03 -0500, Patrick Durusau wrote: > OK, so why would a *standard* be giving non-normative advice to authors? That's a great question. > > Note material I suppose in ISO parlance but an awful lot of it. > > That doable, in terms of having an annex for big chunks of "advice" to > authors and then making the "portable" comments as notes under the > various functions. > > But, I keep getting the sense from some of the language and members of > the formula group, that there is a sense in which a "portable document" > conforms to some set of specified conditions. Yes? (Realizing you may > not agree with that position but it doesn't mean that it doesn't exist. > Perhaps it should not be the position of the formula group or the ODF > TC, but that is a separate question.) I have pretty much ignored these "protable constraints" in the past since I don't understand their purpose or how they would affect me as implementor. > > If that set of conditions is "normative," that changes how we need to > treat those conditions in the draft. :-) > > Hope you are having a great day! and you too ANdreas > -- Andreas J. Guelzow <firstname.lastname@example.org>