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ISO approves PDF as an international standard

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The International Organization for Standardization has approved Adobe Systems' widely used PDF (Portable Document Format) as an international standard, and is now in charge of any changes made to the specification.

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New ISO: Denial and Damage Control, as Standard

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ISO goes on record suggesting that there was no problem with the OOXML process.

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The OOXML fight continues: here's one way you can help

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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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ISO puts standard for Microsoft's OOXML document formats on hold

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As the ISO announced, the planned ISO/IEC DIS 29500 cannot be published until these complaints have been heard. Procedure requires that they be dealt with by the end of June, when the ISO and IEC have to hand over their comments on the complaints to two management committees for a final decision.

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Four national standards bodies appeal against approval of ISO/IEC DIS 29500

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Four national standards body members of ISO and IEC – Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela – have submitted appeals against the recent approval of ISO/IEC DIS 29500, Information technology – Office Open XML formats, as an ISO/IEC International Standard.

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Eyeballs Needed for ODF

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There is an announcement just posted about OASIS opening a new discussion list for members and nonmembers to discuss a proposal to form a new technical committee to help out with "ODF Implementation, Interoperability and Conformance". Yes, interoperability is the key.

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Be Careful Who You Trust (on Document Standards)

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The post highlights some of the latest disinformation you ought to watch out for

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Germany and Denmark Show Signs of Endorsement of Appeals, Complaints Against ISO OOXML

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One reader is suggesting that there might now be 5 (formal appeals against OOXML); Germany's DIN jumps in to the debate also

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A Reminder: ISO's Code of Ethics and What Happens Next

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Now that there have been at least three official appeals filed against OOXML, by South Africa, Brazil and India, as well as a letter of protest from a participant entity at the BRM over the way matters were handled in Denmark, I thought this might be an excellent time to take a moment and remind ISO of its published Code of Ethics [PDF].

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Venezuela Appeals ISO Decision on OOXML (Denmark Reportedly Also)

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Venezuela has appealed the decision and one source says that Denmark appealed as well.

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Now an OOXML Protest from Denmark's OSL

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ComputerWorld Denmark is reporting that a strong letter of protest has been sent to ISO from Open Source Leverandørforeningen in Denmark (OSL): President Morten Kjærsgaard from OSL have today lodged an official complaint to the ISO Vice President Jacob Holmblad, who also sits as managing director of Danish Standard.

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India Appeals Against OOXML, Joining Brazil, South Africa, Maybe More

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3 nations (at least) are already confirmed to have appealed against ISO's decision

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Slashdot: World’s Third-Largest Population Appeals ISO’s Decision

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Slashdot seems to suggest that Brazil filed an appeal against OOXML (ISO's decision on it) after all.

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Brazil Protests OOXML Too! Asks Approval Be Reconsidered

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South Africa was the first, but not the last. Now Brazil has sent a letter protesting the adoption of OOXML as an ISO standard also, and Andy Updegrove says he has heard there will be more...

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The Shuttleworth Foundation Supports South Africa's Appeal Against OOXML

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The Shuttleworth Foundation has sent out a press relase explaining what it believes is wrong with OOXML as a standard, and stating its conviction that the the South Africa Bureau of Standards has a strong case for appeal.

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