[WebODF] webviewers.org working to standardize interaction between viewers/editors like WebODF and webapps.

Jos van den Oever jos.van.den.oever at kogmbh.com
Mon Nov 18 12:57:11 CET 2013

On 11/18/13 12:40, Caleb James DeLisle wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed http://viewerjs.org/ which seems to be tied in with the WebODF
> project (correct me if I'm talking to the wrong people) and I wanted to
> share a similar project that I and others have been working on as part
> of the Resilience research project. Perhaps we can collaborate.
> WebViewers is similar to viewerjs.org except that we concentrated on
> standardizing the format of a WebViewer so that they can be interchangeably
> plugged into any supported web application and the application's WebViewers
> subsystem will automatically begin displaying edit/view buttons in the user
> interface depending on the viewers which are available.
> The WebViewers protocol should be well described on http://webviewers.org
> and if anyone has any questions or if anything is omitted, please do let
> me know. Also any opinions about what is desirable or might be missing are
> most welcome.

Hello Caleb,

The goals of viewer.js and webviewers.org seem indeed to be the same or 
very similar.

It is possible to make a plugin for webviewer.org that supports odf. You 
could write on yourself or contact KO GmbH to do it.


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