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ISO Won’t Throw OOXML Out. Time to Throw ISO Out?

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We previously mentioned several calls for ISO to be replaced or its role be surrogated. As we finally know for a fact that ISO is insensitive to abuse [1, 2] and that it tells huge developing countries which complain to just sod off, it’s becoming an urgent matter. Jomar Silva seems not only disappointed but also somewhat furious. And rightly so!

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ISO Won’t Throw OOXML Out. Time to Throw ISO Out?

http://boycottnovell.com

We previously mentioned several calls for ISO to be replaced or its role be surrogated. As we finally know for a fact that ISO is insensitive to abuse [1, 2] and that it tells huge developing countries which complain to just sod off, it’s becoming an urgent matter. Jomar Silva seems not only disappointed but also somewhat furious. And rightly so!

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Free-software lawyers: Don't trust Microsoft's Open XML patent pledge

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Prominent legal counsel the Software Freedom Law Center said that the legal terms covering Microsoft's Open XML document formats pose a patent risk to free and open-source software developers.

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ISO confirms negative voting on Open XML

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It is final! ISO confirms the voting on Open XML. No open standard yet for Microsoft.

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