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KDE's ISO Delegate Votes Yes to Office Open XML

Apr 01, 2008, 14:14 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Riddell)

"This week saw the International Standards Organisation vote on adopting Office Open XML as a standard for office documents. KDE gained a representative late last year through our legal body KDE e.V. realising that the only way to ensure a fair process was to be part of it. Today our delegate voted yes to adopting the format as an international standard. 'We have studied the standard hard and many changes have been made to it,' said KDE's Supreme Leader Aaron Seigo 'and following a $10,000 donation from an anonymous North American source we realised the market should decide the best formats to use, not technical bureaucrats...'"

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