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Being the top IT giants and thus the representatives of the IT industry in the country, it is a great shock to us that you do not stand with academia of the country and its representatives like the IITs, IIMs and IISc in supporting the Open Document Format (ODF) which is a true Free and Open Standard already recognised as an ISO Standard.

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You forgot NASSCOM

"Microsoft to Boost Charity in India

By: AP | Aug 28,2007 (DAYS BEFORE THE SEPTEMBER VOTE)

The software donation will be routed through a technology assistance program that India’s NASSCOM Foundation is offering in partnership with TechSoup, a San Francisco-based group that partners in charity work with companies like Microsoft, Cisco Systems and Symantec.

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Nearly 35,000 nonprofit groups in India will be eligible for such software donations. "

Later:

http://standardsandfreedom.net/index.php/2008/02/29/becoming-a-better-co...

"Of course, there has to be some trade-offs, because there should never be free lunch, even for the ones who starve: Microsoft, according to this article, has conditioned its help to Indian NGOs to their support of OOXML. What the NGOs had to do was to send letters of support on OOXML to the federal government of India."