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Subject: Re: [office] Fw: [odf-adoption] sxw-odt comparison

Bonjour David,

Thank you for this list; I'll add two more things to it, the switch to
the Relax NG schema and the support for the CJK languages.
I guess this list will be enough....



David Faure a écrit :
> On Monday 05 February 2007, robert_weir@us.ibm.com wrote:
>> I've been asked for a comparison between ODF and the legacy file format
>> of OpenOffice.org (the .sx* one). Do you have any resources that I could
>> use? Perhaps such a comparison does already exist?
> This question comes up now and then.
> Did anyone from this list keep a list while the changes were being made to the specification?
> My incomplete, out-of-date (and probably too technical) list has:
> List of changes that OASIS OpenDocument has compared to OO-1.1 (.sxw).
> ===
> * adds a child under <office:body> to quickly recognize which type of application a document represents.
> * text:list replaces text:ordered-list and text:unordered-list
> * style:default-outline-level attribute for heading styles.
> * <draw:frame> element contains textbox/image/etc. + optional replacement image; this reduces some duplication.
> * page-master renamed to page-layout for clarity (and to avoid mixing with master-page)
> * style:properties was refined to style:paragraph-properties / style:text-properties / etc.
> * style display name != style name
> * and of course the change in the mimetype names
> List of changes that I proposed and were accepted:
> * a way to model copy-frames (frames with identical contents on multiple pages)
> * hyphenation bool as character property, for more control.
> * diagonal lines in table cells
> * line style for footnote separator
> * table templates
> * DTP mode using the draw:page element
> * text:numbered-paragraph element (an alternative to <text:list> which is better suited for independent numbered paragraphs)
> * number:denominator for fractions with a fixed denominator (spreadsheets)
> * <number:month number:possessive-form="true"> date formatting
> * more document statistics (sentence-count, syllable-count)
> * draw:regular-polygon
> * (after 1.0) border around a word or any run of text
> * (after 1.0) style:join-border (default: true, but a way to set it to false to avoid the joining). 
> If everyone kept a list of the changes he suggested (and that were accepted), we should be able to create the full list of changes.

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