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More on PDF vs. Microsoft’s “XML Paper Specification”

“Andrew Updegrove, cofounder of Gesmer Updegrove LLP and editor
of the ConsortiumInfo.Org blog–as well as one of the leading
opponents to Microsoft’s Open XML standardization effort–issued a
dire prediction:

“‘If OOXML (Office Open XML), and now Microsoft XML Paper
Specification, each sail through Ecma and are then adopted by
ISO/IEC JTC1, then I think that we might as well declare ‘game
over’ for open standards…'”


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