office file formats... pondering

Tim Bray made a couple of interesting posts on the Office XML and ODF debate that’s going on. He’s right that the Atom reference from Dare and co. is a red herring. Except that the Atom/RSS experience is worth noting in one regard: the basic design of Atom and RSS (do the basics and do everything…

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One of my favorite blogs...

… is Jensen Harris’. He’s been blogging steadily on the changes in the UI in Office 12. I’ve been running the Beta for a few weeks now and I’m sold (mostly). I’m primarily a Word and Outlook user, and the new UI really works well in both those apps (admittedly, Outlook itself doesn’t have the…

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