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OOXML Votes: One Yea, One Nay

Mar 26, 2008, 15:45 (1 Talkback[s])

Groklaw: Brazil Votes NO to OOXML

"It is now official. Brazilian vote was decided by consensus of the entire technical team, including Microsoft crew's: OOXML does not deserve to be an international ISO standard.

"Our first vote, in august, was also NO, due to the same reasons: OOXML is an awful specification..."

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ZDNet: Microsoft Claims Office OpenXML Standard Czechmate

"Microsoft thinks it has the votes to get Office OpenXML (OOXML), the format of Microsoft Office, approved as an ISO standard.

"The key, it says, was a decision by the Czech Standards Institute to approve the format..."

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