Linked by David Adams on Sat 17th May 2008 03:35 UTC, submitted by fsmag
Microsoft Peter Hintgens, writing at Freesoftware Magazine, explains why the adoption of Microsoft's OOXML as an ISO standard is a dreadful development, and explains how some open standards partisans are organizing to combat insufficiently-open "open" standards.
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RE: Quality
by Jezza on Sat 17th May 2008 06:54 UTC in reply to "Quality"
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While I agree with the sentiment of this (and I doubt MS will ever correct this problem)

OOo doesn't implement ODF correctly either.

I'm sure Koffice and OOo etc... will implement the OASIS standard fine in future, but neither of the "standards" have a fully working implementation anywhere.

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