"Despite some recent criticism--which included a call to boycott
standards based on reasonable and non-discriminatory (RAND)
licensing fees--the OASIS standards body is behind what many in the
open source community view as a primary example of a truly open,
industry-accepted standard: the new OpenDocument format.
"Now that the OpenDocument format is official, and with its
recent truce on Web services standards, there is a sense that the
standards body is on the same path as the W3C, which is viewed as
truly dedicated to open standards..."