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LinuxWorld Australia: Sun Urges Massachusetts to Reject Open XML

Nov 29, 2005, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Montalbano)

"Sun Microsystems Monday urged a Massachusetts state official to rethink an opinion that Microsoft's Open XML (Extensible Markup Language) meets the state's parameters for an acceptable open document format just because it has been submitted as an open standard.

"In a letter signed by Carl Cargill, director of corporate standards for Sun, the company asked the state to keep in mind the reasons for its previous commitment to the Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) specification..."

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