Gareth 'bigbro' Eason wrote:
>> In case you've not seen it, it looks like the BSI (British Standards
> Institute) are being brought to court by the UKUUG (UK Unix Users'
> Group) over their about turn re standardisation of the Microsoft OOXML
>> Reg article at
>http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/01/bsi_ooxml_vote_high_court>>> I'm not sure what can be done here in Ireland, but at the very
> least, a number of letters from interested parties to the NSAI (National
> Standards Authority for Ireland) questioning their stance on it might be
>> Best regards,
By the way, the french foundation APRIL incriminates the french
government of being corrupted by Microsoft concerning the adoption of
the OOXML standard.
In another press release, they say :
"L'April considère que les récentes décisions concernant la
normalisation des formats de documents bureautiques sont purement
politiques et font abstraction de toute réalité technique et de la
distortion de concurrence associée."
"The APRIL deliberates that recently token decisions concerning office
documents standards normalisation are purely politic and absolutely
don't match neither any actual technical aspect nor the associated
Christophe Hauser, http://www.kereoz.org
Association Actux, http://actux.tuxfamily.org
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