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OOXML Standard Likely Approved; Official Word Tomorrow

Apr 01, 2008, 12:45 (5 Talkback[s])

Reuters: ISO to Announce Microsoft Open XML Result Wednesday

"The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) said it would reveal on Wednesday whether Microsoft had won the support needed to have its document format made into a global industry standard.

"'Because ISO needs first to inform its worldwide membership of national standards bodies of these results, a press release on this subject will be issued on Wednesday, 2 April, 2008,' ISO spokesman Roger Frost said in an e-mail message..."

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ConsortiumInfo: OOXML Approval Reported to have Passed

"Open Malaysia has posted a final update of their vote registry, based upon an email from the OpenDoc Society to which is attached what they say are the final numbers on the OOXML vote. The document looks authentic, and I should have an independent verification some time this morning. You can see the final totals reflected in the Open Malaysia chart, which can be found here. The summary in the document reads as follows..."

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