[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link.
“Microsoft was hit with a one-two punch that could make it
easier than ever for Office suite users to make the jump to open
“The first blow to Office was delivered in March when the
OpenDocument Format Alliance, a consortium of 150 vendors, academic
institutions and government agencies, formed to promote the group’s
publicly accessible namesake and get it ratified by the
International Organization for Standardization…”