Remember Brett Winterford? The guy whom Microsoft gave a free journey to Redmond (he lives far away in Australia)? The guy who writes for the already-Microsoft-biased ZDNet and soon after his visit to Redmond unleashed some outrageous articles echoing Microsoft’s accusations against IBM and ODF? Well, the same guy has just published an article with a curious headline: “VMware vs Microsoft: Place your bets”

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Created by komrad 11 years 6 weeks ago
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11 years 6 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago


ISO Death Warrant

ISO signed its own Death Warrant when it refused the OOXML appeals and here come the executioners!

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11 years 5 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago


Those who corrupt the process don't mind a few casualties.

Lots of venerable institutions perish from corruption. The ISO may become one of them. That's not always a great outcome. It took a lot of time for the ISO to gain a reputation as a reliable institution and if it has lost all credibility, how will we distinguish true standards from a format which is only a flash-in-the-pan?

We have to defend the integrity of the institutions we have even while we define new ones in case the existing ones are irrevocably corrupted by a scofflaw monopoly like Microsoft.

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