Why OOXML Will Not Be an ISO/IEC Standard in 2007
Aug 01, 2007, 15:30 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Even though the JTC1 ballot closes on September 2 on
Microsoft's product description for Microsoft Office, namely OOXML
or DIS 29500, this will not become an ISO/IEC standard in 2007.
This most pointedly means:
- "At this time, you should make no policy decisions based on
OOXML becoming an ISO/IEC standard this year.
- "Given the huge number of technical issues exposed in the
process, as in the earlier Contradiction Period, you should
seriously question any policy decision to adopt OOXML at