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Sixth ODF plugfest in Berlin (Germany) on July 14-15th 2011

ODF plugfest

BMIBMWiThe sixth ODF plugfest took place in Germany at the Bundesministerium des Innern on July 14th and 15th 2011. The event was jointly hosted by the Bundesministerium des Innern and Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie.

The ODF plugfests are an ongoing series of vendor-neutral events, bringing together implementers and stakeholders of the standard. The goal is to achieve maximum interoperability by running scenario-based tests in a hands-on manner and discuss new and proposed features of the ODF specification.

ODF plugfest Berlin group photo

Lead architects from commercial and open source products, members of the OASIS ODF TC's and technical experts from national and regional governments were present. Previous plugfests were held at The Hague (Netherlands), Orvieto (Italy), Granada (Spain), Brussels (Belgium) and Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (UK).

Thursday, July 14th

Time What By whom
09:00 - 09:30 Registration  
09:30 - 09:45 Opening Dr. U. Sandl (BMWi)
09:45 - 10:00 Rules of the House, Goals, Introductions Rob Weir
10:00 - 10:30 Presentation/Discussion: Considerations for Interop of RDF Metadata Jos van den Oever
10:30 - 10:45 RDF Metadata Preservation Scenario Jos van den Oever
10:45 - 11:00 Tea break 1)  
11:00 - 11:30 Presentation: Feature Driven Profiling of Open Standards Björn Kirchhoff
11:30 - 12:00 Pixel-by-pixel Comparison of ODF Documents Rendered by Various Tools Miloš Šrámek
12:00 - 12:15 Scenario: tables in presentation  
12:15 - 12:30 Scenario: bubble chart in spreadsheet  Thorsten Zachmann
12:30 - 13:00 Stairway to Interoperability (ODF or PDF) Svante Schubert
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 14:30 Presentation: text layout engine Florian Reuter
14:30 - 15:00 Scenario: text layout “hard cases” Florian Reuter
15:00 - 15:30 Scenario: XML-DSig Signatures  
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 16:30 Presentation: Contributing to the ODF Standard Rob Weir
16:30 - 17:15 Scenario: loading ODF files with RDF  
17:15 - 17:30 Scenario: loading ODF 1.2 (manifest:version)  
17:30 - 17:45 Using RELAXNG in writing ODF software Jos van den Oever
17:45 - 18:00 Scenario: conditional formatting in spreadsheet cells  
18:00 - 18:15 Scenario: protection key resilience  
18:30 - 21:00 Evening Event  

Friday, July 15th

08:30 - 09:00 Registration  
09:00 - 09:15 Opening Peter Batt (BMI)
09:15 - 09:25 The Netherlands in Open Connection; Stimulating ODF for Governments in Practice Joris Dirks (NOiV)
09:25 - 09:50 DIN ODF-OOXML translation Mario Wendt (DIN)
09:50 - 10:15 Utilization of Document Test Libraries Supporting the Interoperability of Office Applications Klaus-Peter Eckert (Fraunhofer FOKUS)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 - 11:15 Freiburg (OSS City) The Interoperability Challenge Andreas Kawohl (Freiburg)
11:15 - 11:45 Experiences of document formats and office applications in the Swedish public sector - How can different lock-in scenarios be addressed? Björn Lundell (University of Skövde)
11:45 - 12:00 WebODF demo Jos van den Oever (KO GmbH)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break  
13:00 - 13:45 Sicherheitsfragen bei Dokumentenformaten – Herausforderungen und Risiken Thomas Caspers and Oliver Zendel (BSI)
13:45 - 14:45 Office Suites:

* IBM: Symphony, Android / iOS ODF viewers
* Microsoft: MS-Office, Office 365
* LibreOffice
* KO GmbH: Calligra Suite
Experts:

Rob Weir
Mario Wendt
Italo Vignoli
Tobias Hintze
14:45 - 15:15 Coffee Break  
15:15 - 15:50 Apache Software Foundation and OpenOffice Ros Gardler (ASF)
15:50 - 16:10 Libre Office und The Document Foundation Charles Schulz (TDF)
16:10 - 16:25 LibreOffice - Verbreitung und Akzeptanz im deutschsprachigen Raum Jacqueline Rahemipour (natural computing)
16:25 - 16:45 Outlook on ODF 1.2 and ODF 1.3 Rob Weir (OASIS ODF TC)
16:45 - 17:00 7th Plugfest Outlook Michiel Leenaars (Open Doc Society)
17:00 - 17:15 Plugfest Conclusions Mr Holger Böken, Federal Ministry of the Interior and Ulrich Sandl, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology

 

The event website can be found here