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05.24.08

OOXML Incidents Index: From A to C

Posted in Africa, America, Asia, Europe, ISO, Microsoft, Novell, Open XML, OpenDocument, Standard at 12:17 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Nations alphabetically sorted, starting with more recent posts and including some redundancy.

These readings, which contains bits and references to countries at hand, hopefully provide enough substance for complaints to be made.

A

Algeria (Phone: +213 21 64 20 75):

Argentina (Phone: +54 11 43 46 06 02):

Armenia (Phone: +374 10 23 70 20):

Australia (Phone: +61 2 9237 6000):

Austria (Phone: +43 1 213 00 613):

Azerbaijan (Phone: +99 412 440 52 24):

B

Bahrain (Phone: +973 17 57 48 71):

Banglades (Phone: +880 2 882 14 62):

Belgium (Phone: +32 2 738 00 92):

Brazil (Phone: +55 11 30 17 36 00):

C

Canada (Phone: +1 613 238 32 22):

Chile (Phone: +56 2 445 88 00):

China (Phone: +86 10 82 26 06 59):

Colombia (Phone: +57 1 607 88 88):

Côte d’Ivoire (Phone: +225 20 21 55 12):

Croatia (Phone: +385 1 610 60 95):

Cuba (Phone:+53 7 830 00 22):

Cyprus (Phone: +357 22 41 14 11):

Czech Republic (Phone: +420 221 802 111):

This has proven to be more time consuming than we had imagined. It may take a while to get the list compete. 3 letters done (A-C), many more to go. Microsoft left a big, big mess behind it. Readers can help by assembling links to more articles (preferably ‘off site’) and posting them here. Any help you can offer would be appreciated as it would substantiate more complaints. We have just under a week before the deadline. This golden opportunity we ought to take advantage of.

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3 Comments

  1. master_chief said,

    May 24, 2008 at 12:47 pm

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    India

    http://osindia.blogspot.com has all the India NotOpenNotXML links

    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008/04/open-letter-to-litd15-committee-of-bis.html
    http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/view/OpenStandards/MsNgoLobby
    http://www.pluggd.in/2008/03/microsoft-wants-indian-ngos-to-support-ooxml
    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008_03_26_archive.html
    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2007/08/memo-to-microsoft-stop-wasting-our-time.html

    Off topic

    Ghost of swpatent in India is back

    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008/05/ghost-of-software-patents-is-back.html

  2. master_chief said,

    May 24, 2008 at 12:48 pm

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    India (post again disapearing…)

    http://osindia.blogspot.com has all the India NotOpenNotXML links

    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008/04/open-letter-to-litd15-committee-of-bis.html
    http://wiki.linux-delhi.org/cgi-bin/twiki/view/OpenStandards/MsNgoLobby
    http://www.pluggd.in/2008/03/microsoft-wants-indian-ngos-to-support-ooxml
    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008_03_26_archive.html
    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2007/08/memo-to-microsoft-stop-wasting-our-time.html

    Off topic

    Ghost of swpatent in India is back

    http://osindia.blogspot.com/2008/05/ghost-of-software-patents-is-back.html

  3. free said,

    May 24, 2008 at 7:41 pm

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    BoycottNovell gets better and better! The other Linux News sites beware! Roy is kicking your asses!

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