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U.K. Standards Body Taken to Court Over OOXML

May 02, 2008, 15:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Meyer)

"The British Standards Institution has been taken to court by a group of Unix users in an attempt to get the standards body to recant its approval of Microsoft's Office Open XML document format.

"The UK Unix & Open Systems User Group said on Thursday that the British Standards Institution's controversial decision to vote for approval of OOXML in a recent International Organization for Standardization ballot followed a flawed decision-making process..."

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