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Venezuela Joins Line Appealing OOXML Standard Approval

Jun 03, 2008, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Sayer)

"Venezuela has joined the list of countries that have lodged appeals against the adoption of an international standard based on Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) file format.

"The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), one of two standards bodies responsible for the committee that approved the standard, is applying a generous interpretation of its rules to accept appeals..."

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