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Australia Mandates Microsoft's OOXML

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The Australian Government has released a policy that mandates the ECMA-376 version of Microsoft's Office Open XML standard and productivity suites that can 'read and write' the .docx format. If you're not familiar with the OOXML fiasco, take a look at http://noooxml.org/ for the sordid details.

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Microsoft: ‘We love [subverting the definition of] open source’

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The latest spin from "OOXML Paoli" is an attempt to portray Microsoft as a friend of the very same phenomenon it has been attacking

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Lessons learned from a hasty standard

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The ISO has modified its procedures after the controversial adoption of Microsoft's OOXML document format as an open standard in expedited proceedings

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After Harbouring MS’s OOXML Corruption, Alan Bryden Can Promote/Inhibit Software Patents in Europe

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Alan Bryden of ISO infamy may now be hurting Europe as well, essentially by using "standards" to help bring software patents to the continent

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OOXML/ODF - The Next Stage is Unfolding in Norway

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In 2009, Norway decided that ODF was to be used, rather than OOXML, but called for further study and input from the IT industry, and I gather Microsoft put its shoulder to the wheel, and guess what? Now there is a new report (in Norwegian) that compared the two and concludes that neither is suitable, and both should be kept "under observation".

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IBM on Withdrawing Microsoft’s OOXML

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The battle over office suites heats up after the OOXML BRM Convenor openly criticises Microsoft, which he once ushered and helped beyond his authority

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ODF Alliance Newsletter: February 2010 (PDF)

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ODF Alliance Newsletter for February 2010. Contains latest news regarding open formats, including adoption by various governments around the world.

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Denmark ditches Microsoft and goes with ODF

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The Danish Parliament has agreed to ditch some Microsoft-based software in favour of the ODF standard from April next year. The decision to axe Microsoft’s Office document formats won cross-party support.

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ISO Should Withdraw OOXML After Microsoft and Alex Brown Lied About Patents

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With the ending of the i4i case OOXML should be removed from ISO and cease to be used

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More on France and Microsoft’s OOXML; ODF Still a Leader

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More analysis of Microsoft's OOXML shenanigans in France and some updates on the uptake of ODF

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White-Collar Crime Pays Off, Shows Microsoft OOXML

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OOXML scandals in France revisited; Microsoft blasted in Denmark over OOXML lies, reveals the Danish press

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EIF Scrutinised, ODF Evolves, and Microsoft’s OOXML “Lies” lead to backlash

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Amid the fight against open standards, ODF 1.2 is coming and Microsoft is accused of “lying” about OOXML

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A Week in ODF: Conferences, New Implementations, New ODFDOM

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ODF news from the past week, mostly positive this time around (no signs of sabotage from the Microsoft ecosystem)

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Microsoft Patent Traps and the Possible Looming End of Software Patents

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How Microsoft uses ActiveSync to shut out Free software with software patents; OOXML patents and other issues revisited; Bilski to be revisited by the Supremes, who can axe software patents in the United States

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Alex Brown Extremely Busy with OOXML Today

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OOXML BRM convenor getting down to business. Take a look...

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