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Slashdot: World’s Third-Largest Population Appeals ISO’s Decision

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Slashdot seems to suggest that Brazil filed an appeal against OOXML (ISO's decision on it) after all.

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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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More Microsoft Shenanigans: Microsoft Rep Shoots Down Brazil’s Appeal Against OOXML

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Brazil was about to file an appeal today (joining South Africa), but guess which company blocked it?

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The Shuttleworth Foundation Supports South Africa's Appeal Against OOXML

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The Shuttleworth Foundation has sent out a press relase explaining what it believes is wrong with OOXML as a standard, and stating its conviction that the the South Africa Bureau of Standards has a strong case for appeal.

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OOXML Incidents Index: From [P]akistan to [S]yria

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We're almost done with the list of nations and selected accompanying observations (letters P to S).

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British Library Versus Preservation, Pro Vendor Lock-in (Microsoft OOXML)

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The British Library's lesson, involvements and other alarms over long-term access to data

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OOXML Incidents Index: From [D]enmark to [G]reece

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A list of OOXML incidents for countries whose name begins with a [D-G].

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Jason Brooks: Microsoft OOXML a Dead Format Walking

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Pessimism over OOXML's future and apparent new irregularities in ISO (rules secretly changed).

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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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OOXML Incidents Index: From A to C

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We're beginning to assemble a list of irregular OOXML incidents that were covered here before.

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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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OOXML Roadblock Now in Place; Please Contact Your National Standards Body Within Days

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Readers are encouraged to phone their standards bodies now, in order to pull another nail off OOXML's ISO coffin.

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CeBIT 08: Red Hat says Australia missed OOXML opportunity

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Australia may have missed an opportunity to promote open technology by abstaining from the recent OOXML vote, according to Linux distribution vendor Red Hat.

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Microsoft Lies and Insults South Africans to ‘Sell’ OOXML

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Microsoft's comments appear to be backfiring in one place while absorbed peacefully by ZDNet.

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