News From Hungary: A Followup Meeting of TC on MSOOXML Dec. 5
Nov 27, 2007, 15:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)
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"Do you remember the August meeting of the Technical Committee
in Hungary over whether to approve MS OOXML as a standard? It was
one of the places where the scandal-rocked ISO process bubbled up
and over into headlines. In that country, the issue was whether
proper procedures were followed in the voting. There is now a
report and transcript of the meeting in Hungarian, of course, 27
pages long, which is now made public.
"And there is news: when last we heard, the irregularities were
being examined and some decision would have to be reached on what
to do about them. Here is what will happen next. On December 5th,
there will be another meeting of the Technical Committee in Hungary
with what looks to be a fascinating agenda..."