body OASIS technical committee for the OpenDocument format has formally approved ODF 1.2 as a specification of this committee , which is a very important step for the certification of this standard in all areas and subsequent practical use.
new version of the standard was four years in development , and in fact already begun to be used by a number of software applications.
As indicated in the next stage of the process is the vote official OASIS organization to accept it as a standard de jure in this organization, which is in fact the division that takes care of that for the standard ISO / IEC JTC1 SC34 number IS26300.
know ODF (Open Document Format) describes “ a file format for digital document and platform independent XML-based application , in addition to the features of software applications read, write and process these documents “.
Michiel Leenaars, a board member of the OpenDoc Society, stated that “ There is a significant demand for this version of the standard, offering very interesting and unique features such as RDF metadata, digital signatures and advanced improves key areas such formulas. This means that the next phase of interoperability for office applications is finally with us “.
is expected that the formal adoption of the standard occur within a few weeks , and whether you are going to consult the specification can do it in this document.