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Denmark to test Open XML, ODF next year

http://www.linuxworld.com

Denmark's government agencies will be required to handle two competing document format standards, the Open Document Format (ODF) and Microsoft Corp.'s Open XML, during a one-year test period that will begin next year.

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More on PDF vs. Microsoft's "XML Paper Specification"

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

And ANOTHER opinion about open formats...

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Microsoft, Newspeak and Open XML

http://www.eweek.com

"Opinion: Congratulations, Microsoft; you've got everyone believing the big lie that Open XML is an open standard."

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Mass. Embraces MS' Open XML Document Format

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"The commonwealth of Massachusetts has done a 180 degree turn and decided to support Microsoft's Office Open XML format in addition to the OASIS Open Document Format."

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Linspire pays the cost of Volish agreement

http://www.theinquirer.net

LINUX DISTRIBUTOR Linspire has shown what it is costing it to sign a deal with Microsoft over patents.

This morning a press release winged its way from Linspire which said the outfit was "joining the current efforts to improve the ability of OpenOffice.org users to work with the Office Open XML format by increasing the interoperability between ODF and Open XML".

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There They Go Again: It's Time to Just Say No to Microsoft and Ecma

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

"Should ISO/IEC JTC1 approve OOXML, and if so, why not? This morning's news provides the best evidence for why the answer should be "no.""

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No discussion topics were cut off by the OOXML Contradiction Period

http://www.sutor.com

I’m hearing reports that people in national standards bodies are being told blatantly false information about what they can and cannot discuss during the current JTC1 Fast Track process for OOXML.

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Open XML/ODF translation work progresses

http://www.desktoplinux.com

What does Xandros get out of its recent deal with Microsoft? Well, for one thing, the well-known Linux desktop distributor will get Open XML/ODF translators for OpenOffice.
--- Sounds like FUD to me. What was stopping Xandros from using the converter before, since it's free software? [Merc]

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Achieving Openness: A Closer Look at ODF and OOXML

http://www.onlamp.com

" A comparison of the two XML-based formats–OpenDocument Format ("ODF") and Office Open XML ("OOXML")–across widely accepted "openness" criteria has revealed substantial differences, including the following:"

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Microsoft Softens Tone in File Standards Fight

http://entmag.com

In [a] letter released Friday, Microsoft execs Tom Robertson and Jean Paoli stress that customers worldwide deserve choice and flexibility in standard file formats. They also paint Microsoft as taking pains to avoid confrontation over standards.

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Achieving Openness: a closer look at ODF & OOXML

http://fussnotes.typepad.com

An open, XML-based standard for displaying and storing data files (text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations) offers a new and promising approach to data storage and document exchange among office applications.

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