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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Interoperability versus Conformity
2008/6/11 <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > From the study I've done of the topic, the greatest source of visual > interoperability problems today, with the ODF implementations out there, is > not from any defect in the ODF standard. It is caused by incomplete/partial > implementations of the standard, where a particular feature is implemented > partially, or not implemented at all. With the way document layout works, a > small failure in a single feature can have a global effect in the document, > shifting lines, pages, figures, around. Small failures can make a large > difference. This is a kind of problem that lends itself well to testing, to > profiling and to working with vendors toward improvements. Do you or someone have a list of these? Sounds like an excellent start on an ODF Acid Test. And, of course, a good checklist of what features an ODF writer needs to implement in what order. - d.