Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Dec 2012 00:03 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft has just responded to Google's move regarding Exchange ActiveSync. Sadly, instead of addressing the very real problems consumers are about to face, Microsoft starts talking about switching to
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RE[4]: Comment by shmerl
by JAlexoid on Fri 21st Dec 2012 00:52 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by shmerl"
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Well the de-facto standard is MS Office, so any competitor that wants to be able to read the same files need to support that or get out of the market.

Sun trying to make people use ODF was a silly move

It may have been a silly move, but it was to break single vendor lock in. Which OOXML was countering, and successfully countered. Result? Single vendor lock in!

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