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New Zealand Casts NO on Open XML Vote

“Standards New Zealand have casted a ‘NO’ vote on the proposal
to adopt the Open XML draft Standard as an international
Standard.

“‘After considerable discussion and input from key New Zealand
stakeholders, a large number of whom opposed publication of the
document as an international Standard in it’s current form, the
Standards Council have concluded that the best vote for New Zealand
is ‘no’,’ said Grant Thomas, Chief Operating Officer, Standards New
Zealand…”

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