Sun Microsystems Wednesday took the wraps off of its OpenDocument Format, or ODF, add-in for saving Microsoft Office 2003 documents in the emerging open standard's file format.

Sun's pending release of a preview of what it calls the StarOffice 8 Conversion Technology Preview follows hard on the heels of open source developer organization SourceForge's release of a Microsoft-funded add-in of Word 2007 earlier in the week.

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