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OOXML Stalemate May Lead to Cliff Hanger Ending

“Microsoft’s bid to upgrade Office Open XML’s (OOXML) status to
that of an International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
standard is starting to look like a good old fashioned
cliffhanger.

“Microsoft confirmed Thursday that India’s delegation to the ISO
process has voted not to change its vote from ‘No’ to ‘Yes’. That
is, in the standards balloting last summer, India voted against
OOXML being certified by ISO. This week’s decision means that it
will maintain its No vote…”

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