Shuttleworth: Emerging consensus in favour of a unified document format standard?
[Posted August 14, 2007 by corbet]
Mark Shuttleworth writes at length about the upcoming vote on Microsoft's OpenXML format as an ISO standard. "A vote of 'no OpenXML' is vote against multiple incompatible standards, and hence a vote in favour of unity.If the ISO vote is 'no', then there is every reason to expect that Microsoft will adopt ODF, and help to make that a better standard for everybody including themselves."
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