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Compound Document Format

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Compound Document Format
Developed byW3C
Type of formatDocument file format
Extended fromXML, SVG, XHTML, SMIL, XForms

Compound Document Format (CDF) is a set of W3C candidate standards describing electronic compound document file formats that contains multiple formats, such as SVG, XHTML, SMIL and XForms.[1] The core standards are the Web Integration Compound Document and the Compound Document by Reference Framework (CDR). As of August 19, 2010, the Compound Document Format working group has been closed, and W3C's development of the standard discontinued.[2]

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  1. ^ "compound document formats (cdf)". W3C. Retrieved 2007-10-23.
  2. ^ "Compound Document by Reference Framework 1.0, W3C Working Group Note 19 August 2010".

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