This site will be irreachable during 20, 21 and 22 April 2007 due to extensive maintenance on the hosting servers!
Welcome to the website of the MIXED project: Migration to Intermediate XML for Electronic Data.
Follow the navigation links to find out what MIXED is for and how MIXED is doing. Or read the news below.
2009-06-09 Binary formats
MIXED provides conversions for dBase and DataPerfect. more...
2007-11-02 ODF and CDF
Is ODF optimal for preservation, or should we turn to ... CDF? What the h... is CDF? more...
2007-09-26 MIXED another year to GO
The funder of MIXED, PRIMA, has decided to extend the funding for another year as planned.
2007-09 The ODF alliance
2007-08 MIXED invited to an Open Data Foundation meeting
The Open Data Foundation is concerned with access to statistical data. This fits nicely with MIXED's task to ensure access to tabular data. René van Horik and Kris Klykens will be on expedition to see how we can join forces. more...
2007-07 National archives and Open XML
Look at that: the National Archives want to migrate old documents to a format suitable for preservation, and they chose Open XML! (read more here or on a local copy). This is good news for MIXED!? , more...
2007-06 Element names in M-XML
Shall we choose short element names for the markup of rows and cells? If we do, we save considerable space, more...
2007-06 Choices and tensions in architecture
In MIXED we have an architecture for the software we are going to build, and it is a service oriented architecture (SOA). more...
2007-06 DExT in sight
2007-04 Choices and tensions in scope
In MIXED we restrict ourselves to tabular data, because we want to preserve research materials. The most well-known carriers of tabular data are spreadsheets and databases. But what about SPSS? more...
Submitted by dirk on Thu, 2007-07-12 23:00.