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IBM VP: Office OpenXML a dead end, Microsoft will back ODF

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During the LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, I met with Bob Sutor, IBM's vice president of open source and standards. We discussed document standards and the implications of ISO's controversial decision to grant fast-track approval to Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) format.

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“ODF Has Truly Won,” Say OOXML Voices Again

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The Microsoft-faithful go out of their way to say that OOXML has lost to ODF?

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ODF keeps on winning: Uruguay

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The Agency for the Development of Government Electronic Management and Information and Knowledge Society of Uruguay have now published their recommendation that public documents use either ODF or PDF. The former should be used for documents in the process of being edited and the latter for documents in final form. (To see a discussion of these document uses, see my May, 2006, blog entry.)

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OpenDocument on a Roll (Next Stop: Uruguay)

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More wins and progress for ODF, at the expense of Microsoft lock-in.

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Espousal of ODF by the Department of IT GoNCT Delhi

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a case study done by Prof. Rajanish Dass of IIM A on the
Espousal of ODF by the Dept. of IT, Delhi. It talks about the decision of DoIT to move to OpenOffice from a popular proprietory software and its implications.

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Bruce Perens: Don’t Trust Microsoft on ODF; Europe to Crack Down on Microsoft Lobbying

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Yesterday we wrote about Microsoft’s attempt to ‘consume’ ODF. Joining the skepticism now is the man behind the open source definition and a vocal critic of Novell’s deal with Microsoft. Bruce Perens does not trust Microsoft, either. He explains why.

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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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Microsoft on OOXML/ODF: "ODF has clearly won"

http://www.thestandard.com

Microsoft's national technology officer had an interesting comment during the Red Hat Summit in Boston about who "won" the ODF and OOXML battle. And the reason why is equally interesting.

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Reader’s Take on OpenDocument Foundation and Microsoft (Updated)

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The following has been discussed in the IRC channel for a couple of hours, but it’s still inconclusive. We share with you information that an anonymous reader claims to have found. We can’t confirm any of this to be verifiable, but this need to be considered in light of the fact that the defunct OpenDocument Foundation (not alliance) seemed close to Microsoft. It was odd at the time.

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Microsoft Office Says ODF Files Are Corrupt

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Microsoft Office possibly scares users who try to open ODF in Microsoft Office.

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Microsoft Fights OpenOffice.org and ODF Using FUD, Technical Problems

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Microsoft returns intimidating error messages to those intending to open ODF; Notepad works where OpenOffice.org fails in Vista

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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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Trojan Horses Made of Lucid Glass

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It has just been made easier to keep an eye on whether ODF gets subverted or not

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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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