#comment-2158 agimo.govspace.gov.au back-to-the-future-another-chance-to-influence-coe-development
First one says: There isn't yet a clear Industry Standard, so do Nothing for a while longer. Second says: The basis of your problem is you're conflating many problems with conflicting requirements under the banner of "document exchange". And there's *never* a good reason to give non-authors an editable copy. With a little postscript: FOSS definitively solved the "multiple concurrent update versioning problem" - 20 years ago? I didn't say, the 'secret sauce' is Use Simple Text Files! That's at the heart of all these problems: binary formats. Should've been banned 30 years ago... But weren't and now we're paying for it.