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Standards, Open Standards and Double Standards

Oct 03, 2008, 15:32 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gould)

[ Thanks to AlexGr for this link. ]

"The proponents of OpenOffice have conspicuously failed to make this unimaginative clone of Office a success in the marketplace. So they took it to the ISO and got its format declared a standard, a fact which they expected to use to browbeat certain – um, shall we say, "easily influenced" – customers into picking OpenOffice."

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