"Q: What was your spontaneous reaction when the ISO approved
"Louis : Spontaneous? The process was not a spontaneous one; the
decision not cut and dried; the event singular. So my reaction was
not the result of a sudden news event. Rather, it was based on the
understanding of the logic and logistics of the process and of the
individuals participating and the issues at stake. I am
disappointed that a format that has received as much criticism as
OOXML did, was approved in the manner it was approved. But I am
also aware that there is no 'last word' here; and am also glad that
the ODF, which OOo uses, was approved by the ISO in such a clean,
open, and thoroughly uncontroversial fashion..."
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