ConsortiumInfo: And Now It's Microsoft's Turn Again
Mar 22, 2006, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)
"Ever since the surprise announcement by the Massachusetts
Information Technology Division last August that it planned to
adopt the OpenDocument Format (ODF) and not the Microsoft XML
Reference Schema (XMLRS), it's been a tennis tournament between
those that support ODF and those that are fans of XMLRS.
"Less than three weeks ago, the ODF camp announced the formation
of the ODF Alliance to promote and explain ODF to potential
government users (its membership has already swollen from 39
founding members to 113 as of yesterday) and the launch only a few
days later of the OASIS ODF Adopters Committee..."
Is One Standard Always Better than Two?(Dec 19, 2005)