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Old 09-25-2007, 06:40 PM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft won't commit to the open document standard it's pushing so hard


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Consider this from Brian Jones, a Microsoft manager who has worked on OOXML for six years. In July, Jones was asked on his blog whether Microsoft would actually commit to conform to an officially standardised OOXML. His response: ďItís hard for Microsoft to commit to what comes out of Ecma [the European standards group that has already OKíd OOXML] in the coming years, because we donít know what direction they will take the formats." Now thatís cynical.

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