Yes ..really thanks everybody, people who were "for" and people who were "not for".
I believe that everything that happened in this one year helped in the improvement of the spec.
The winner is not only Open XML, You and Me also won in the process. I am with Miguel de Icaza - OOXML: The Wins
I am really looking forward to the next set of cases of Open XML. Already a lot of the cases we are handling are Open XML related and obviously you'll be seeing a lot of Open XML content on this blog gradually.
Putting it simply, this news has a great positive impact to me and to everyone .. so guys, cheer up!
Details are already covered by a lot of people who can do it far better then me and I'll leave it to them ...
The Process Challenge - A Predictable Path
ISO: ISO/IEC DIS 29500 receives necessary votes for approval as an International Standard
Final: ISO/IEC DIS 29500 receives necessary votes for approval as an International Standard