[Desktop_printing] Microsoft XPS specification

Hin-Tak Leung hintak_leung at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 13:35:20 PDT 2006


Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 05:34:40PM +0100, Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> 
>> Wasn't some press release about something called "metro" (a pdf-competing
>> format from microsoft) some time ago? What happened to that, and is this
>> xps a rename of metro?
> 
> XPS is a rename of metro.

Thanks - the last time I read of metro, I thought it was some vapourware
to spit adobe.

Is there any open-source support for xps yet? I suppose the first party
to support it would be openoffice (with a somewhat corporate/commercial 
interest), if it happens outside microsoft.

HT
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