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Overview

As part of Microsoft’s continued commitment to interoperability, Microsoft decided to work with Beihang University and with other partners to create a Translator between UOF and Open XML and provide interoperability between these two formats in both directions.

The UOF - Uniform Office Format is an emerging standard, which is being developed by the Chinese Office Software Work Group (COSWG), led by the China Electronics Standard Institute (CESI), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology(MIIT), major suppliers of Chinese office software suites, and other academic institutions.

The UOF and OOXML translator (also referred to as UOF Translator) which provides interoperability between UOF and Open XML in both directions. Currently, there are four versions of UOF translator:

Contributors

This project involves several partners:

Beihang

Beihang University, China

BISTU

Beijing Information Science & Technology University, China

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation.

Architecture


Figure 1: Architecture of UOF Translator V4.1

Milestones of UOF Translator V4.1

Milestone 1 Envision phase due on (September 30, 2012)

  • Requirements Specification Defined, Documented and Signed-off
  • Project Kickoff Meeting
  • Project Executive Plan Creation, Approval
  • Delivery
  • Requirements Specification
  • Project Executive Plan

Milestone 2 Design phase due on (October 26, 2012)

  • Master Test Plan Creation, Approval
  • Develop Design Specification Document Creation, Approval
  • Discrepancy Document Creation, Approval
  • Delivery
  • Master Test Plan
  • Design Specification
  • Discrepancy Document

Milestone 3 Build phase due on (March 01, 2013)

  • Executable Code
  • Open XML/UOF Translator Web Service with all functions completed
  • Code Reviewed
  • Test Case Design Specification Creation, Approval
  • Compliance Test
  • Delivery
  • Test Case Design Specification
  • Test Report

Milestone 4 Stabilize phase due on (May 03, 2013)

  • Compliance/Compatible Test and Test passes
  • Bug Fixing
  • Delivery
  • Test Report
  • Install package

Milestone 5 Deploy phase due on (May 30, 2013)

  • Deploy Open XML/UOF Translator 4.1 and the Web Service
  • Deployment Guide and User Guide Creation, Approval
  • Post Mortems
  • Deployment Complete and signoff
  • Delivery
  • Deployment Guide
  • User Guide
  • Installation package
  • Source code
  • All documents
  • Test samples

Licensing model

This project is developed and released under a very liberal BSD-like license:

* Copyright (c) 2006, Beihang University, China
* All rights reserved.
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* modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
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*       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
*     * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
*       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
*       documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
*     * Neither the name of Clever Age, nor the names of its contributors may
*       be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
*       without specific prior written permission.
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