Re: OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]

Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org> writes:
> - More importantly it is already a de-facto standard by virtue of
>   MS's dominant market position.

MS's next file formats might be widely used, but it's worth noting that MS
are not using the ECMA approved OOXML.  They're using a slightly different
format.  Their most recent word processor does not display OOXML documents

They have also said they will walk away from OOXML if ISO changes it
significantly, so they may never try to implement it.

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