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African Civil Society Warns Microsoft

“African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) may be spoiling for
war with the global software giant, Microsoft Corporation, over its
bid to have its DIS 29500 ‘Office Open Extensible Markup Language
(OOXML)’ endorsed by the International Standard Organisation
(ISO).

“African Civil Society Organisations are of the opinion that it
is not in the best interest of the continent for any country to
endorse OOXML, in line with the United States, Spain, South Africa
and Kenya who have already voted ‘No’ to the OOXML…”

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