Dizzy from the BRM Spin...
Mar 03, 2008, 16:45 (3 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
451 CAOS Theory: A Slight Difference of Opinion
"The Ballot Resolution Meeting to discuss the technical comments
arising from the fast track process to have Microsoft's Office Open
XML formats accepted as an ISO standard was held last week in
Geneva. The object of the BRM is to seek consensus on potential
modifications. Opinion is divided as to whether the meeting was a
"'The DIS 29500 ballot resolution meeting (BRM) finished up in
Geneva today and was an unqualified success by any measure.'
Jason Matusow, Microsoft senior director of
"'Only a very small percentage of the proposed dispositions were
discussed in detail, amended and approved by the delegations in
attendance at the BRM, indicating the inability of OOXML to be
adequately addressed within the 'Fast Track' process.'
Andy Updegrove, Consortiuminfo.org..."
ZDNet: The U.S. Voted No on Microsoft Office Standard at
"In all the talk (and there's been plenty of talk) concerning
the ISO meetings on Office OpenXML (OOXML) one point stands
"The U.S. voted no..."