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Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!

http://www.fsf.org

"The fight against the adoption of OOXML as an ISO standard is continuing in many countries. In the UK the UK Unix & Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) unsuccessfully, sought a judicial review of the British Standards Institute's decision to vote yes. UKUUG are now seeking to appeal against that rejection of a review and you can help them." --

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OOXML battle bus is back in action

http://www.theinquirer.net

THE UK'S CHALLENGE to Microsoft's bid to have its documents become an official international standard is back on track.

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Has OOXML Broken the British Standards Institution?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Standards are supposed to be about a process of creating points of reference that people can rely upon, arrived at through a process of careful honing and consensus. Against this background, the manner in which Microsoft's OOXML has been put through the ISO has been astonishing.

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UK to fly the flag for OOXML

http://www.channelregister.co.uk

The British Standards Institute (BSI) looks set to reverse its position on Microsoft’s Office Open XML (OOXML) file format by approving it as an international standard.

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