News Archive for 2006

News Archive for 2006

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January

2006-01-13 Grant for the Global Digital Format Registry

February

2006-02-20 Sun to offer online conversion of MSWord to OpenDocument

2006-02-26 Tags vs. Categories

2006-02-27 Determining a character set

2006-02-28 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for February 2006

March

2006-03-31 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for March 2006

April

2006-04-02 Battle Lines in the Document Format Wars

2006-04-02 WhatIsThatFile.com

2006-04-24 Virtual Machine File Format Competition

2006-04-24 PDF Forward Compatibility Issues

2006-04-30 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for April 2006

May

2006-05-07 Unipage - standards-based single-file web archive format

2006-05-08 OpenDocument ratified by ISO

2006-05-10 Unipage Samples

2006-05-16 DecodeUnicode

2006-05-20 First draft of the MSOfficeXML file format has been released

2006-05-21 MSOfficeXML: Does long-term viability matter?

2006-05-27 Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for MSOfficeXML File Formats (Beta 2)

2006-05-27 Strange ?proprietary? inclusions in MSOfficeXML?

2006-05-28 Windows Media Photo (WMP): JPEG Competitor from Microsoft

2006-05-31 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for May 2006

June

2006-06-15 Podcast about the ZIP file format

2006-06-18 disktype: a utility to figure out a disk format

2006-06-18 Mark Pilgrim's digital preservation saga

2006-06-30 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for June 2006

July

2006-07-01 Freedom to Leave

2006-07-07 Microsoft Office to support OpenDocument

2006-07-23 Unicode 5.0 Released

2006-07-29 Code2000 Font with Unicode 5 BMP Support

2006-07-31 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for July 2006

September

2006-09-30 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for September 2006

October

2006-10-07 Downtime due to a bad font

2006-10-15 Feedback and community vs spam

2006-10-31 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for October 2006

November

2006-11-02 Microsoft XML Paper (XPS) Spec Available

2006-11-05 Microsoft Office XML Final Draft is Released

2006-11-05 WebCGM 2.0

2006-11-19 Windows Media Photo (WMP aka HD Photo) Specification 1.0

2006-11-19 Adobe Mars: a counter-strike against Microsoft's XPS

2006-11-19 Ten things not to do with your data

2006-11-20 Microsoft Tools for MSOfficeXML

2006-11-20 Open Standard Requirement for Software

2006-11-21 Popular Mechanics article on digital preservation

2006-11-26 Interesting Interview with Microsoft VP of the Consumer Media Technology Group

2006-11-30 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for November 2006

December

2006-12-02 Unicode character info via JSON

2006-12-03 Internet Archive Gets DMCA Exemption

2006-12-18 Jon Udell's address book conversion saga

2006-12-18 Portico tries to preserve electronic journals

2006-12-31 (updated 2011-08-28) Links for December 2006