US passes motion for "Yes with comments"


The INCITS executive board in the US has passed a motion to vote “Yes with comments” on DIS 29500, Office Open XML. Voting details can be found here.



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Comments (10)

  1. Carlos says:

    I don’t understand Dewey and Truman, but congratulations Dough!

  2. Bruno says:

    LOL

    I love the Truman comparison!  🙂

  3. Bert says:

    You know that what you are doing is wrong. So why does Microsoft play these ruthless games?

  4. Curious Joe says:

    Doug, just what is "Farance, Incorporated" entity? I cannot google up *anything* about it that is not related to voting "no" on OOXML standartization.

  5. carlos says:

    "Doug, just what is "Farance, Incorporated" entity? I cannot google up *anything* about it that is not related to voting "no" on OOXML standartization."

    why don’t you try the obvious?

    http://farance.com/

    By the way, Farance is a serious and ethic company with more than 25 years of background in standardization. So his comments about this process are worth reading:

    http://ballot.itic.org/itic/tallyvote.taf?function=detail&response_id=115320

    learn something about

  6. Doug Mahugh says:

    It’s been quite a year for those who have been blogging about the Open XML file formats. Here’s a look

  7. Doug Mahugh says:

    An article in Computerworld yesterday entitled "ISO officials, others dispute claims that Open XML meeting

  8. An article in Computerworld yesterday entitled "ISO officials, others dispute claims that Open XML