"Even though Microsoft denies having put pressure on partners to
get them involved in the OOXML debate, some partners have
experienced pressure from the software giant anyway...
"A source, who wishes to remain anonymous, informs Version2,
that he experienced Microsoft strongly trying to control the
process. He denies that bribe was involved, but his Microsoft
contact early on brought a certain form on the table, that the
partner was to send to Dansk Standard. According to the source, the
Microsoft contact repeatedly encouraged sending in the form..."