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ODP

Abbreviation for:
ocular dominance plasticity
offspring of diabetic parents
operating department practitioner
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One part of the initial code contribution is an ODF Validator, which validates OpenDocument files and checks certain conformance criteria.
With Office 2007, StarOffice8, and OpenDocument formats all based on XML, the question isn't whether content is structured.
These efforts will enhance customer choice by enabling effective translation between Ecma Open XML and OpenDocument Format documents.
OpenOffice.org provides an implementation of OpenDocument Format (ODF), the ISO 26300 open standard file format for office applications, which is vendor neutral.
"Novell supports the OpenDocument format as the default file format in OpenOffice.org because it provides customer choice and flexibility, but interoperability with Microsoft Office has also been critical to the success of OpenOffice.org," said Nat Friedman, Novell chief technology and strategy officer for Open Source.
"The newly approved ISO/IEC 26300, Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) v1.0, has been designed to be used as a default file format for office applications with no increase in file size or loss of data integrity," said an ISO/IEC statement.
By turning the Office document file format, Office Open XML, into an open standard, Microsoft is either conceding defeat in its battle with the OpenDocument Format (ODF) supported by many of its rivals, or it has found a subtler way to compete by creating its own standard.
StarOffice 8 software is the first commercial office suite to use the OpenDocument format, standardized at OASIS through an open transparent process.
That said, two major XML definitions are assured to survive: OpenOffice/StarOffice's OpenDocument format (ODF) and Office Open XML (OOXML).