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, 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 jdub on Tue 27th Nov 2007 00:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
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the whole point of Jody being involved with the ECMA group is to help have a say in OOXML isn't it?

No. OOXML was very much Microsoft's creation, dumped on ECMA. As noted in the statement and my comment earlier, Jody is there to get as much documentation out of them as possible.

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