Even Microsoft officially gives up on ISO/DIS-29500

Alex Hudson home at alexhudson.com
Wed May 21 19:24:24 UTC 2008

David Gerard wrote:
> http://www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=32228
> MS Office 2007 will not support DIS-29500 until 2009, if then.
> Make VERY SURE everyone knows that Microsoft Office officially doesn't
> support DIS-29500!

... just be careful to note that only the upcoming OpenOffice.org 3 
release allows users to save in the IS 26300 format? ;)

Seriously, keep the pressure up on Microsoft, but recognise the big win: 
that office file formats, whichever they are, are now talked about in 
terms of standards, not proprietary formats.



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