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Jason Brooks: Microsoft OOXML a Dead Format Walking

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Pessimism over OOXML's future and apparent new irregularities in ISO (rules secretly changed).

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The Embrace, Extend, Extinguish of ODF Begins? - Updated

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On the same day that I read that the South Africa standards body has filed an official appeal against the approval of OOXML with ISO/IEC, I find Patrick Durusau has written the following outrageous words [PDF] regarding Microsoft's announcement it will support ODF, and trust me when I tell you the opening is just a taste:

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South Africa Files Official Appeal Re OOXML - OOXML in Limbo Now

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Andy Updegrove has the news that South Africa has filed an official appeal, protesting the approval of OOXML, and their action means that OOXML is now in limbo until the appeal ends:SABS, the National Body member of ISO/IEC JTC1 for South Africa, has filed a formal appeal with both ISO and IEC, challenging the Fast Track adoption of OOXML.

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OOXML Roadblock Now in Place; Please Contact Your National Standards Body Within Days

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Readers are encouraged to phone their standards bodies now, in order to pull another nail off OOXML's ISO coffin.

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Another Formal Complaint About ISO/Microsoft: South Africa’s Turn

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South Africa takes a good shot at ISO and Microsoft for what it knows was a sham.

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CeBIT 08: Red Hat says Australia missed OOXML opportunity

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Australia may have missed an opportunity to promote open technology by abstaining from the recent OOXML vote, according to Linux distribution vendor Red Hat.

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Louis Suarez-Potts: OOXML Has Zero Effect On ODF

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ODF as a default format was first adopted by OpenOffice.org (OOo). Naturally, when OOXML’s approval cast a doubt on ODF, we sought reactions of the OOo team, on how they viewed the future of OOo, ODF and OOXML. Thus, this interview, which was conducted over a series of e-mails, with Louis Suarez-Potts, community manager, OpenOffice.org.

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Behind or ahead

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The problem with Alex Browns validation test is, that he is using a document from OpenOffice.org 2.4 and validates it against the ISO-approved standard. Jesper Lund Stocholm claims that he has created some documents with various versions of OpenOffice.org that doens't validates correctly.

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Microsoft Literally Pays ISO (Sponsors ISO Meeting) (Corrected)

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There was clearly a transaction of money made by Microsoft in Norway, which passed it on to ISO.

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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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OOXML expert: ODF standard is broken

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The International Organization for Standardization's OpenDocument Format standard is broken and needs to be mended, according to an expert who claims to have carried out tests on the format.

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Microsoft’s Death Row of Standards and Why W3C Must Be Careful

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A presentation from an IBM employee in Europe has just been shared a little more publicly. It describes the serious problems ISO will be facing after the countless OOXML scandals that worked in Microsoft’s favour.

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The Bizarre Cathedral - 2

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The latest strip is available at Free Software Magazine.

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Alex Brown Admits "Microsoft Office 2007 Fails OOXML Conformance Tests"

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This takes the cake. Alex Brown has just admitted on his Griffin Brown blog and further to ZDNET UK's Peter Judge that Microsoft Office 2007 has failed two OOXML conformance tests he ran. First ZDNET:
In a blog posting this week, Alex Brown, revealed that Microsoft Office 2007 documents do not meet the latest specifications of the ISO OOXML draft standard.

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OOXML appeal possible, but looks unlikely

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The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has not received a formal appeal of its approval of Office Open XML as a standard, but it looks more unlikely with each day that passes.

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