2.1.293 Part 1 Section 17.10.2, footerReference (Footer Reference)
For additional notes that apply to this portion of the standard, please see the notes for attachedTemplate, §126.96.36.199(a) .
a. The standard says the relationship type referenced by this element shall be http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/footer.
Word uses the relationship type http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/officeDocument/2006/relationships/footer.
b. The standard says that when no footerReference for the odd page footer is specified, then the even page footer shall be inherited from the previous section.
In Word, when no footerReference for the odd page footer is specified, then the odd page footer is inherited from the previous section.