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Re: Commentary: ISO should kick OOXML off the standards bus

Posted by: Joe Barr on January 31, 2008 05:21 PM
Why don't we just save the world a lot of time and twisting? Make Microsoft the only standard software and admit that competition is a fantasy. I thought that the object of a "standard" was to provide open guidance that everybody was actually supposed to have access to and use.

Wouldn't it be better to nuke Redmond? Sure, maybe another malignant monopoly might rise to take its place, but maybe it would produce mediocre software. That would be a big improvement.

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