ongoing: Smart EC
Sep 27, 2004, 14:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tim Bray)
"Because of the way ongoing works I need fairly short
headlines, which is a pity, because for this piece I wanted to use
The European Commission Makes Extremely Smart Moves Concerning
Open XML-Based Office Document Formats and Browbeats Vendors
Deftly; As a Result the Open Office XML Format Will Probably Become
an ISO Standard.
"This story started for me back in March when an OpenOffice team
and a Microsoft team were invited to present to the European
Commission on the relative merits of their XML-based office
document formats. You can read about the arguments here and what
the EC's response was here and if you care about these things and
haven't already, you probably should..."