Amid lobbying, Microsoft is seen winning an international open standard vote

Mike O'Dell mo at
Tue Sep 4 20:31:35 CDT 2007

John Teller wrote:
> And I am sure it will remain an open standard until a non-MS program 
> attempts to open a document with a few undocumented extensions...
> --- JST
> Andre Kesteloot wrote:
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the reports i've seen from the meeting indicate
they did not get the necessary votes plus there
are official inquiries being launched into the
unethical behavior. seems they tried to blackmail
several countries.


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