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08.28.07

OOXML ‘Corruption Train’ Arriving at Sweden (Updated)

Posted in Europe, Microsoft, Open XML at 7:37 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

We saw this in Germany, Colombia, and Portugal (among other nations). Panels are assembled to include just Microsoft partners. The fox watches the hen house.

When a friend of mine arrived, it was clear that it all was stuffing going on from Microsoft side. All Microsoft partners in Sweden was at that meeting. People against OOXML got an offer to leave the meeting without paying the fee (not becoming a member). Everyone left, including IBM that thought it all was a farse.

It’s not the first country that Microsoft “buys” (to use the words of this witness). It has also ‘bought’ Novell, Xandros, and Linspire. In the past, a comment from Sweden warned us that this was bound to happen.

Moments ago we found the following story in the news:

Microsoft to Boost Charity in India

India decided it would vote “No”, so keep a close eye on what they do in September. It could be yet another case of politicians and decision makers being influenced.

Update: more information from Sweden is available thanks to a link from Ola.

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3 Comments

  1. Roy said,

    November 23, 2007 at 7:49 am

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    Now, whatsoever if novell needs to pay royalty to Microsoft in order to survive…That’s plain business…Anybody can understand….But whatever a monkey ass like u is doing is pure enmity…though u can’t harm novell anyhow…by ur stupid site…Either u r a technical failure…with no knowledge or whatsoever….Make yourself a living n learn something if u cud…Have u ever tried novell….or u r just a microsoft addict…

    /Roy.

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    November 23, 2007 at 8:04 am

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    I’m a former SuSE user. Novell screwed GPL developers over, including OpenSUSE.

    I’m suspicious about your real identity by the way. roy@gmail.com? From Stockholm, Sweden?

  3. Great said,

    February 9, 2008 at 5:10 am

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    I am from India.

    Big *** YOU to Microsoft.

    We dont need their charity.

    India will support the ODF format.

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