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IBM VP: Office OpenXML a Dead End, Microsoft Will Back ODF

Aug 14, 2008, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"He is convinced that the industry will regard OOXML as a dead end, and that will force Microsoft to accept ODF. We have already seen some evidence of this in Microsoft's recent decision to support ODF in Office—a change of heart that was precipitated by pressure from ODF adopters. Sutor suspects that this trend will continue and that Microsoft will eventually fully embrace ODF."

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