For years Microsoft has had the de facto "standard" everything simpy because the majority of people use it and think it is the standard. Microsoft never did anything about this. It enjoyed the de facto standard position and never actually sought to makes it formats actual standards. But in 2006 something happened. The Open Document Format (ODF), used by OpenOffice.org and numerous other open source and closed source projects, became an ISO standard. Microsoft got scared and came up with it's own solution: Open Office XML, or in it's more well-known and sinister form: OOXML.

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