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Microsoft have reported in a press release that 74% of votes were in their favour, clearly this is not the current, official outcome. The wording in that statement is incredible.
Still, I am not without respect for Microsoft. They brought us into this computer savvy millenium. It's the anti-competitive-ness of not adopting ODF into Office, and trying to push their own standard through instead that touches my nerve. Other software vendors have been hard-pressed to incorporate binary .doc format support into their products for long enough, and now ODF is a recognised ISO standard - a good, consice one too. The tables have turned and Microsoft won't get far with a monopolistic attitude as evidenced in this ISO debacle, god forbid Ubuntu be the world's major desktop OS.
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Comment by Mark Smith, on 5-Sep-2007 15:49
These new standards scare me. It's as if it can lead to a control pattern scheme.
Comment by ISO 9000 certification chennai, on 27-Mar-2009 22:50
That is a sad news to hear.
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