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Is OOXML a Done Deal?

Mar 31, 2008, 13:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stuart J. Johnston)

"Despite a heated campaign to defeat International Organization for Standardization (ISO) status for Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML), over the weekend, even some staunch critics acknowledged that the company has likely garnered enough votes to win. However, that doesn't mean that they've given up the fight.

"At least three Web pages set up to track the ISO vote's progress--by gathering information from press releases from nations involved in the balloting and from unidentified sources within some of the national delegations--are predicting that OOXML will achieve standards status when all of the votes are tallied..."

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