March, 2008

  • Early Prediction on Office Open XML Vote

    By Cliff Reeves CNet reported just a few hours ago (09:30 PDT Sunday) on the International Standards Organization vote on approving the Office Open XML specification as ISO standard DIS 29500: Early reports Sunday indicate that Office Open...
  • A good post spoiled ...

    By Cliff Reeves The ISO vote on OOXML closes at midnight CET tonight. It's been a divisive topic , and while browsing for the last-minute volleys on the subject, I happened on this debate . It is mostly a one-sided set of rants about how much IBM...
  • "Spite as a Business Strategy"

    By Cliff Reeves Interesting article on the OOXML saga on Internet.com yesterday, but the piece that caught my eye was this one from Patrick Durusau, who is chairperson of the technical committee advising the U.S. governing board. Interestingly...