[Mimedefang] OpenOffice-based scanner

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Thu Oct 20 00:12:30 EDT 2005

Just saw this interesting project mentioned in the OpenOffice IRC channel:


The idea is to run a SOAP server that handles OOo translation requests, and 
then build a module in .NET that links to MS Office to support the OASIS 
Open Document format. But it struck me that the same server could be 
leveraged by a mail scanner to do various kinds of processing on Office 
attachments, like stripping sensitive data that's been "forgotten" in the 
hidden parts of the document, or rejecting mail where such data has been 

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