"The OpenDocument Format has benefited from the two-year battle
over the ratification of Microsoft's rival Open Office XML
standard, which is native to its Office 2007 suite, Microsoft's
national technology officer said Thursday during a panel discussion
at the Red Hat Summit in Boston.
"'ODF has clearly won,' said Stuart McKee, referring to
Microsoft's recent announcement that it would begin natively
supporting ODF in Office next year and join the technical committee
overseeing the next version of the format..."