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Microsoft Accused of Stacking ISO Committee

Dec 07, 2007, 17:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"Microsoft’s strong-arming of the ISO process regarding Open XML, the proprietary format of Microsoft Office, may be destroying its legitimacy. (Picture from the IS-Thought Group.)

"In a memo sent following his last meeting as head of the working group on WG1, which is handling Microsoft’s application to make the Word format an ISO standard as ECMA 376, outgoing Governor Martin Bryan, an expert on SGML and XML, accused the company of stacking his group..."

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