Metro: another tentative of user lock-in?
lock-in of users format full of promise by Microsoft: Metro
Metro will be based on XML (eXtensible Markup Language), an open standard widely used on the internet.
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Metro is basically M$ response to the widely use Adobe PDF (Portable Document File) file format…There is some articles which try to explain why M$ is now trying to control PDF: Microsoft gunning for Adobe’s PDF format? and Microsoft Metro Threatens Adobe Acrobat, a very good article on what Metro may change in our lives.
Metro Specification and Reference Guide is available on M$ HERE
Note: If You ever want to create, read, modifiy PDF using #Java, there is a huge list of open source libraries and tools list HERE