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Microsoft Rewrites History in Massachusetts

Aug 04, 2007, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"he other day I advocated giving Microsoft the benefit of the doubt with regards to its attutude to open source, with the proviso that even with that benefit the company's actions would still sometimes inevitably be seen in a bad light.

"The fact is that sometimes giving the company the benefit of the doubt is *really* hard work. Take the reaction of Doug Mahugh, Microsoft Office Open XML technical evangelist, to the news that Massachusetts has finalized its Enterprise Technical Reference Model 4.0 with the inclusion of Office Open XML alongside the OpenDocument Format..."

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