Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 24th Nov 2007 23:31 UTC
Gnome "The GNOME Foundation has issued a statement in response to recent accusations that it has been supporting the acceptance of Microsoft's Office Open XML format as an ECMA standard at the expense of the Open Document Format, the open standard used by OpenOffice.org, KOffice and other free software office applications. However, whether the statement's attempt at logical rebuttal will do anything to reduce the emotions or altruism behind the criticisms is anybody's guess."
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by Hiev on Mon 26th Nov 2007 20:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
Hiev
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2005-09-27

Im afraid the only idiot here is you.

You speculate to much of what MS will do with OOXML without probes, and you will recall history saying "MS have done that and that and other". Get a life.

Even if it happens, do you think GNOME is going to be the only one affected? KOffice, Qt, OpenOffice all those are going to be affected because they will implement it too.

BTW. Do you recall them to have changed the .DOC format? no? of course not. They did just in versioning.

Like I said, you are just blinded by choice.

Edited 2007-11-26 20:48

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