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05.26.08

OOXML Incidents Index: From [T]hailand to [V]ietnam

Posted in Africa, America, ECMA, Europe, Formats, ISO, Microsoft, Open XML at 4:32 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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In this last part among six parts, we present some past coverage that contains pointers, translations, and snippets. These can hopefully shed light on the high level of irregularities in Microsoft’s pursuit for ISO’s rubber stamp. See the notes at the bottom about making a complaint.

Previous:

T

Thailand (Phone: +66 2 202 34 00-2):

Trinidad and Tobago (Phone: +1 868 662 88 27):

Turkey (Phone: +90 312 416 62 64):

U

United Arab Emirates (Phone: +971 2 671 11 10):

United Kingdom (Phone: +44 208 996 90 00):

United States (Phone: +1 212 642 49 00, but don’t hold your breath because Microsoft has too much influence inside the government):

Ukraine (Phone: +380 44 226 29 71):

Uruguay (Phone: +598 2 901 20 48):

V

Venezuela (Phone: +58 212 575 41 11):

Vietnam (Phone: +84 4 791 16 33):

Microsoft’s OOXML can still be knocked off the Fast Track. Do consider asking your national standards body to join South Africa's formal complaint. It should be simple for standards bodies to do. The listings above hopefully help in explaining just how filled with abuse the process has been. Thursday is the deadline for complaints, so hurry seems justified.

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