Office Open XML format / ODF document conversion

Now this is an interesting development. Microsoft is funding and providing architectural guidance to three partners to build the Open XML Translator; a set of tools being developed as open source, on SourceForge, under a BSD license, to enable translation of Office Open XML and ODF documents. These tools will provide read and “save as” functionality for ODF in Office programs.

As ever, for the insider’s view pop over to Brian’s blog.