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Subject: Re: [office] Namespace 'of' for formula expressions

Hi Ming,

On Monday, 2008-04-14 10:27:04 +0800, Ming Fei Jia wrote:

> I understand that "xmlns:of" to be a lias of "xmlns:office" just for
> simplicity will not replace the original "xmlns:office". So to consider the
> backward compatiblity issue, applications should support both
> "xmlns:office" and "xmlns:of". Is it right?

No, 'xmlns:of' will be a new namespace introduced for recalculated
formulas that follow the specification drafted by the formula
subcommittee, e.g. spreadsheet formulas in the table:formula attribute.
The specification work is informally known as OpenFormula (aka ODFF),
hence the 'of' name. See


 OpenOffice.org Engineering at Sun: http://blogs.sun.com/GullFOSS

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