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KDE Takes Stand on OOXML; GNOME Dithers

Dec 10, 2007, 16:00 (32 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"Three cheers for the developers and management of the K Desktop Environment. They have taken a principled stand on the divisive issue of OOXML, the Microsoft Office Open XML document format. And for this the KDE folk deserve a round of applause.

"Microsoft has been trying to push OOXML as an ISO standard in opposition to the Open Document Format (ODF) which has been championed by OpenOffice.org and its variants. Microsoft has thus far failed in its attempts..."

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