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Norway Decides: No with Comments on OOXML...

Aug 31, 2007, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Norway Standards has released its decision on OOXML. It's No with Comments. Essentially, they are concerned about too many technical issues and wish to see them fixed before it becomes a standard. They included their comments with suggestions for some fixes, which they'll discuss in February at the 'ballot resolution' meeting along with the comments from other countries, and if the problems are fixed after that, then they would vote for it. So they call it a 'conditional yes' vote, but that's more for politeness and to show that they are not in principal against the standard, if it worked.

"A Groklaw member in Norway, Lars Bahner, has been kind enough to translate it for us..."

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