Thursday, April 28, 2005

Office 12 and XML: Future Direction

Microsoft XML guru sees power for the people Jean Paoli, a co-creator of the XML data formatting standard, and senior director of XML architecture at Microsoft, speaks about the future direction for XML on the next version of MS Office, scheduled for release in 2006. "In general, the work flow business is going to use a lot (of XML), and there will be more simplicity for more users because the actual document is richer" Paoli said. Users can expect closer ties between server and Office desktop Microsoft products. Databases, such as the forthcoming Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and those from IBM and Oracle, will be able to save data in XML format ...

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