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South Africa Appeals OOXML Adoption

May 23, 2008, 13:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"SABS, the National Body member of ISO/IEC JTC1 for South Africa, has filed a formal appeal with both ISO and IEC, challenging the Fast Track adoption of OOXML. The cited basis for its appeal is found in the following text of Clause 11.1.2 of the applicable Directives:

"A P Member of JTC1 or an SC may appeal against any action or inaction, on the part of JTC 1 or an SC when the P member considers that in such action or inaction..."

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