DesktopLinux: Microsoft’s draft Open XML straitjacket arrives

“The Intermediate Draft 1.3 of Microsoft’s Open XML office
document standard has been released by Ecma International.

“At 4,000 plus pages, a 6.7MB Microsoft Word document, the Open
XML draft standard is less of a standard and more of a painfully
detailed description of how Open XML could be used to display
almost any possible Microsoft Office document…