Re: [NTLK] [OT] OpenDoc...

From: Karel Jansens (
Date: Sat Jun 01 2002 - 09:14:28 EDT

On Saturday 01 June 2002 13:47, Sushi wrote:

> Yep, there was a lot of potential with OpenDoc. IBM and some others
> were involved as well. Too bad it didn't go forward. IMHO, it sure
> beat OLE by a mile.

Actually, it was mostly IBM doing the work on OpenDoc. I still have an
OS/2 Warp 4 box sitting on my shelf which had a fully working version of
OpenDoc on it, with quite a lot of interesting servlets to play with. Of
course, Warp's OO desktop interface already looked and behaved quite a lot
like OpenDoc, so for us Warpies the migration curve was rather flat.

The plug on OpenDoc was basically pulled when IBM halted developmetn on

But boy! was it nice...

Karel Jansens

"Size matters not." (Yoda, Jedi Master)

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