Articles tagged 'ooxml'

So much for giving up the OOXML fight - Demonstration in Oslo

Geir Isene is reporting that there's a demonstration planned for April 9th outside a conference of the ISO group responsible for the OOXML travesty. Wish I could be in Oslo to join in...


More OOXML folly

Most people who care know by now that OOXML was approved by ISO.

Avi Alkalay wrote a great post that illustrates very clearly the folly behind the OOXLM fast track process: OOXML in Numbers

And Standard Norge tried hard to make up excuses for their yes to OOXML ...

OOXML: Ashamed of Standard Norge and insulting comments from Alex Brown

As a Norwegian, I've been steaming all weekend over the decision of the Norwegian national body to vote for OOXML against the wishes of the technical committee. Promoting the repair shop philosophy is a good redux on the embarrassing decision. Tthe only votes for were reportedly from Standard Norge bureaucrats, ...

The OOXML circus is making ISO increasingly irrelevant

One of the Brazilian delegates to the BRM for OOXML has posted a lot of details of the charad.

How anyone can seriously think that the OOXML fast track process hasn't been full of undue influence and massive abuse of the ISO process, and quite possibly outright corruption is beyond ...