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Red Hat Summit Panel: Who 'Won' OOXML Battle?

Jun 20, 2008, 13:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Kanaracus)

"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..."

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