I would like, for example, for you to express in clear terms how, say, Java and any of its incarnations addresses the ideas embodied in OpenDoc
Developed by Apple for Mac OS, the discontinued compound document system OpenDoc
  was a set of shared libraries for the creation of component-based software that was able to handle compound documents.
Elizabeth Millard, Political Animal: Massachusetts IT Office oil the OpenDoc
and OLE both view documents as comprising multiple embedded document segments, each to be interpreted by separate software components.
11) The most notable compound document system is Apple's now-canceled OpenDoc
project; many of the concepts and principles of current compound document models are derived from this project.
SOM [IBM 1993]) and other composition technologies, such as OpenDoc
[Udell 1994], Ole [Brockschmidt 1994], PARTS [Digitalk 1993], VisualAge [IBM 1994], and Java [Arnold and Gosling 1996].
Winer's partly tongue-in-cheek list included commissioning an inspirational company song, firing board members who don't use Macintoshes, and dumping OpenDoc
In such applications, OpenDoc
- which is still in beta testing - offers a way to "assemble a suite of integrated software tools," he added, "except that the suite would be organized in accordance with the needs of the user, not a commercial software developer.
Through document architectures such as OpenDoc
and Microsoft's OLE 2.
includes a tracking tool for version control, allowing editors flexibility in utilizing the chronology of edits.
Everyone else is committed to OpenDoc
as the standard, whereas Microsoft is sticking to its own OLE 2.
63) In addition, Apple's general counsel wrote a letter to Judge Sporkin describing a threat by Microsoft to stop writing software for the Macintosh if Apple did not abandon efforts to develop its product OpenDoc