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The Case Against OOXML

Jun 25, 2007, 14:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Weir)

[ Thanks to Jose Vicente Mondejar for this link. ]

"Rob Weir is explaining in 10 pages why the proposed OOXML standard should be rejected, and why it conflicts with existing ISO standards.

"An extract: 'OOXML, however, incorporates very little of the consolidated best practices of the industry. Worse, would-be implementors of OOXML are asked to use Microsoft's proprietary, legacy formats, even when relevant and superior W3C standards are at hand...'"

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