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Is Microsoft's ODF Vote Supposed to Make Amends for its Patent Attack?

May 19, 2007, 00:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

"Microsoft issued a press release on May 18 trumpeting its vote 'to support the addition of OpenDocument Format (ODF) 1.0 to the nonexclusive American National Standards list.'

"Further down in the press release, Microsoft casually mentions that Open XML also is on the list to get the standards nod from the American National Standards Institute and that it anticipates approval, no problem..."

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