"Andrew Updegrove, cofounder of Gesmer Updegrove LLP and editor
of the ConsortiumInfo.Org blog--as well as one of the leading
opponents to Microsoft's Open XML standardization effort--issued a
"'If OOXML (Office Open XML), and now Microsoft XML Paper
Specification, each sail through Ecma and are then adopted by
ISO/IEC JTC1, then I think that we might as well declare 'game
over' for open standards...'"