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Alex Brown Extremely Busy with OOXML Today

http://boycottnovell.com

OOXML BRM convenor getting down to business. Take a look...

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Alex Brown Deceives on Microsoft OOXML

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The convenor of the OOXML BRM pretends the appeals against his BRM don't count

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Norway asks to suspend its 'Yes' vote on OOXML

http://www.infoworld.com

Due to 'serious irregularities,' Norway's OOXML vote could be suspended pending an investigation, adding further intrigue to the ongoing standards debate

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ISO to announce Microsoft Open XML result Wednesday

http://www.reuters.com

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) said it would reveal on Wednesday whether Microsoft (MSFT.O: Quote, Profile, Research) had won the support needed to have its document format made into a global industry standard.

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Is OOXML a Done Deal?

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Despite a heated campaign to defeat International Organization for Standardization (ISO) status for Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML), over the weekend, even some staunch critics acknowledged that the company has likely garnered enough votes to win. However, that doesn't mean that they've given up the fight.

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OOXML Vote: Irregularities in Germany & Croatia and a Call for an Investigation of Norway

http://www.groklaw.net

If Microsoft gets this OOXML format "approved", it will be by irregularities in the voting, it seems. Here's more on what happened in Germany and a report on what is being called a scandal in Norway. And another odd process in Croatia.

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Last Minute Vote Switching in OOXML Decision

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Some countries are switching their votes in the wind up of Microsoft's attempt to achieve ISO status for its Office Open XML formats.

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Finally: the details about the final results of the BRM

http://homembit.com

As informed in my penultimate post, I’ve contacted ISO and IEC (actually Mr. Gabriel Barta from ITTF), and he stated that he only “recommended” that the details were not revealed, and that him cannot do anything against it ( nor against Microsoft, or against this poor delegate).

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What Really Happened at the BRM for OOXML & Who Attended

http://www.groklaw.net

The details are out now. Jomar Silva, a delegate from Brazil, which voted No, has now done what he said he would do and has posted what he saw and heard at the BRM.

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OOXML: Standards for accepting standards

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After the Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) of the International Standards Organisation (ISO) failed to resolve the differences around Microsoft's proposed OOXML standard, what happens next?

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OOXML Fails to Get Majority Approval at BRM - Updated 2Xs

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Andy Updegrove has the results in detail here, including a breakdown of the votes. Basically, there were too many proposed changes to be able to cover them in the BRM, so they tried a workaround, but the upshot is ... it's a mess.

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Standards Australia denies OOXML bias

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Following a Computerworld report on the appointment of a Microsoft consultant as part of Standard Australia's (SA) delegation for this month's Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) in Geneva, the organization's CEO has defended the objectivity of the decision.

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Microsoft Developer Joins Aussie OOXML Standards Delegation

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In what may be a perceived threat to the objectivity of the Office Open XML standards process, Standards Australia will include a Microsoft developer and consultant as part of its delegation for this month's Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) in Geneva.

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