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Teenage Riot? - Letter of Outrage to ISO

http://standardsandfreedom.net

Now this is becoming interesting, or perhaps just very unfortunate: The countries appealing against the ISO procedure on the OOXML standardization have signed and sent a letter of protest to the ISO.

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Microsoft corrupts the ISO

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RMS: « Microsoft consummated its corruption of the International Standards Organization, which dismissed an appeal by several countries against the approval of OOXML.

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No Further Appeals on OOXML? What About 11.4?

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I've been puzzling over something in the ISO press release announcing that the four appeals against OOXML as an ISO standard, from Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela, would go no further. In the press release, it said this:According to the ISO/IEC rules, DIS 29500 can now proceed to publication as an ISO/IEC International Standard.

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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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Microsoft Divides Open Source and Free Software (GPL) Using OOXML

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Another possible case of division using lawyers and vendor pressure

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Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!

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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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Alex Brown Deceives on Microsoft OOXML

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The convenor of the OOXML BRM pretends the appeals against his BRM don't count

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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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The ISO Document: Brazil's Appeal and ISO/IEC's Attachments 1 and 2 - as text

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Thanks to Groklaw's Steve Martin, we have Brazil's appeal against the approval of OOXML as an ISO standard, as text. It begins on page 11 of the ISO document [PDF] Groklaw published Wednesday, the recommendation memo to the TMB to toss the four appeals in the garbage. The memo lists Alan Bryden, Secretary-General and CEO, ISO, and Aharon Amit, General Secretary and CEO, IEC, as the authors.

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New ISO: Denial and Damage Control, as Standard

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ISO goes on record suggesting that there was no problem with the OOXML process.

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The OOXML fight continues: here's one way you can help

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

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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OOXML battle bus is back in action

http://www.theinquirer.net

THE UK'S CHALLENGE to Microsoft's bid to have its documents become an official international standard is back on track.

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Renewed Push in the United Kingdom for Truth About OOXML+BSI

http://boycottnovell.com

Had Microsoft played by the rules like a gentleman, then we would only say that OOXML is deeply flawed (which it is), not a deeply-rooted fraud. Some folks are determined to bring justice, but in a world of intellectual insanity and lawyers, justice is expensive whereas corruption comes cheap.

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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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ISO puts standard for Microsoft's OOXML document formats on hold

http://www.heise-online.co.uk

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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