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IBM releases ODF-based Office killer

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IBM has officially launched the commercial version of its Lotus Symphony suite of productivity applications, and looks set amount a challenge to Microsoft Office in its enterprise heartland.

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Breaking: Slovakia Chooses ODF and Other Open Standards

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A reader from Slovakia tells us that his country has just made the right move

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Clearing the F[og|UD]: Microsoft Fought ODF Like Fire

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There seems to be a push to rewrite history about Microsoft's aggressive fight against ODF

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UK Prime Minister’s Office Accepts Petition to Adopt the Hague Declaration

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British citizens can now sign a petition that supports ODF adoption in the country

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Countries Line Up Against OOXML as Global Standard

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Venezuela became the latest in a string of countries to appeal the approval of Microsoft's Office Open XML file format as an international standard. The format was approved in an international vote after a fast-track process that several participating countries say was flawed.

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Document Formats Roundup: Why Microsoft Should Worry

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More signs of weakness arrive from the news, elucidating loss of inertia for Microsoft Office and OOXML.

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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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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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Microsoft OOXML: Dead Format Walking

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Microsoft is citing customer demand to explain its change of heart. While I doubt that many customers asked for ODF in particular, it's clear that there's sufficient demand for better document format standards in general. Microsoft believed that it could satisfy these demands by crafting its own format, and by pushing it through the ISO standards process.

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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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Document Formats Roundup: ODF Gets the Upper Hand

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Increasing levels of evidence that ODF gives Microsoft a run for the money, a run from the law (and a runaway from EU fines).

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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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Groklaw: Microsoft’s ODF Moves Vapourware, Possible Trojan Horse for Software Patents

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There are reasons to be repelled by Microsoft's attempts not just to deceive and freeze, but also to approach 'enemy lines', maybe maliciously.

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South Africa appeals against ISO's OOXML decision

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South Africa has filed an official appeal against the ISO's fast-track decision to approve Microsoft's OOXML format as an international standard.

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Alliance Calls on Microsoft to Act on Its Commitment to Implement

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The ODF Alliance today greeted with scepticism Microsoft's announcement of its intention to include support for the OpenDocument Format in the first half of 2009. "The proof will be whether and when Microsoft's promised support for ODF is on par with its support for its own format.

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