"standard" created by Microsoft to use with MsOffice

competing with ODF

Oct'2006: Tim Bray on whether this is just a 1-way standard (e.g. XML dump of MsOffice binary format)

Mar'2008: Tim Bray on why he doesn't think the ISO should approve it

Jun'2008: Tim Bray version of the history of the ISO process.

Sept24'2008: IBM is considering whether to opt-out of certain standards discussions that they feel are gamed.

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