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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

> 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 J. Guelzow <aguelzow@pyrshep.ca>

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