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OOXML Stalemate May Lead to Cliff Hanger Ending

Mar 21, 2008, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft's bid to upgrade Office Open XML's (OOXML) status to that of an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard is starting to look like a good old fashioned cliffhanger.

"Microsoft confirmed Thursday that India's delegation to the ISO process has voted not to change its vote from 'No' to 'Yes'. That is, in the standards balloting last summer, India voted against OOXML being certified by ISO. This week's decision means that it will maintain its No vote..."

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