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FFII Awards Microsoft "Best Campaigner Against OOXML Standardization" Prize

Oct 02, 2007, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Microsoft itself is the surprise winner of the FFII's 'Kayak Prize 2007,' offered by the FFII in its <NO>OOXML call for rejection of Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) standards proposal. The software monopolist is honored as 'Best Campaigner against OOXML Standardization.'

"On September 3rd, ISO announced that the Microsoft proposal had not gathered enough support to be accepted as it is. ISO will now review the comments made on the proposal, and make a final decision in February 2008..."

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