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File format standards getting sorted!

By Peter Haigh, in , posted: 23-Jul-2008 22:45

It has taken a flippin long time, but it is good to see these issues sorted/being sorted:

  • Adobe PDF ratified by ISO as standard - finally let go of proprietary format last year and put it up for ratification
  • Microsoft OOXML ratified by ISO as standard - although the ISO version won't be incorporated until Office 14 comes out next year, and the approval is being challenged by 4 governments . .. .
  • ODF being supported by Microsoft - in an Office 2007 Service Pack to be released in 2009

Good article here on Computerworld.

Other related posts:
Microsoft to deliver VDI and Live Migration with Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft goes further with software subscription model - Equipt
Internet Explorer 8 beta 1 arrives . . .

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