"There are some important questions regarding OOXML's upcoming
ISO bid that Microsoft cannot answer or just simply won't. From
25-29 February 2008 in Geneva, Switzerland, the ISO community will
hold a Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) of the National Boards to
discuss and vote finally on OOXML as an ISO standard. This article
raises questions that Microsoft should answer to the satisfaction
of the ISO community as part of the deliberation leading up to the
"Today our society depends upon an enormous variety of software
applications and easy access to information in order to function on
a day-to-day basis. Everyone knows the pain of moving office
documents around. There is a level of interoperability that is
missing in todayâ€™s world, and OOXML's adoption
will just perpetuate and worsen this problem..."
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