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Re: GNOME Foundation defends OOXML involvement

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 192.168.10.110] on November 24, 2007 08:26 PM
No, the GNOME Foundation have been involved in the ECMA process (*NOT* the ISO process) in order to glean better documentation of the format out of Microsoft. Whether or not it becomes an ISO standard, we're going to be stuck implementing the thing for interoperability's sake -- ensuring we hold Microsoft to account on the documentation of it will benefit all FLOSS implementations. -- Jeff Waugh

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