ECMA, the international IT standards association, recently published its responses to comments of the ISO National Bodies in response to Microsoft's Office Open XML application for ISO standardization (the actual 2,293-page response is closed to the public). The ECMA proposals will be discussed at a Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) in Geneva after which the National Bodies may reconsider their original vote. Microsoft's responses make clear that within one year, it will have four different OOXML specifications to implement and interoperate with, and each of those specs will be closed. Under no circumstances should such a flawed specification become an international standard.

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Created by dave 14 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 14 years 12 weeks ago
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14 years 12 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago


cp /Microsoft/OOXML /Shortbus/OOXML

LOL... nah just move it to the shortbus :D

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