News Archive for 2006

News Archive for 2006

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January

1/13/2006 Grant for the Global Digital Format Registry

February

2/19/2006 Sun to offer online conversion of MSWord to OpenDocument

2/25/2006 Tags vs. Categories

2/26/2006 Determining a character set

2/28/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for February 2006

March

3/31/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for March 2006

April

4/1/2006 Battle Lines in the Document Format Wars

4/1/2006 WhatIsThatFile.com

4/24/2006 Virtual Machine File Format Competition

4/24/2006 PDF Forward Compatibility Issues

4/30/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for April 2006

May

5/7/2006 Unipage - standards-based single-file web archive format

5/8/2006 OpenDocument ratified by ISO

5/10/2006 Unipage Samples

5/16/2006 DecodeUnicode

5/20/2006 First draft of the MSOfficeXML file format has been released

5/21/2006 MSOfficeXML: Does long-term viability matter?

5/27/2006 Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for MSOfficeXML File Formats (Beta 2)

5/27/2006 Strange ?proprietary? inclusions in MSOfficeXML?

5/27/2006 Windows Media Photo (WMP): JPEG Competitor from Microsoft

5/31/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for May 2006

June

6/14/2006 Podcast about the ZIP file format

6/18/2006 disktype: a utility to figure out a disk format

6/18/2006 Mark Pilgrim's digital preservation saga

6/30/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for June 2006

July

7/1/2006 Freedom to Leave

7/7/2006 Microsoft Office to support OpenDocument

7/23/2006 Unicode 5.0 Released

7/29/2006 Code2000 Font with Unicode 5 BMP Support

7/31/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for July 2006

September

9/30/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for September 2006

October

10/7/2006 Downtime due to a bad font

10/15/2006 Feedback and community vs spam

10/31/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for October 2006

November

11/2/2006 Microsoft XML Paper (XPS) Spec Available

11/5/2006 Microsoft Office XML Final Draft is Released

11/5/2006 WebCGM 2.0

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

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

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

11/19/2006 Microsoft Tools for MSOfficeXML

11/19/2006 Open Standard Requirement for Software

11/20/2006 Popular Mechanics article on digital preservation

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

11/30/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for November 2006

December

12/2/2006 Unicode character info via JSON

12/3/2006 Internet Archive Gets DMCA Exemption

12/17/2006 Jon Udell's address book conversion saga

12/17/2006 Portico tries to preserve electronic journals

12/31/2006 (updated 8/28/11) Links for December 2006