[Fsfe-ie] Ireland approved OOXML
ryan at meade.net
Mon Apr 7 15:32:20 CEST 2008
Enterprise, Trade and Employment it seems:
On 7 Apr 2008, at 13:47, Éibhear wrote:
> Does anyone know what government department the NSAI belongs to? I
> it's an independent body, but it gets its funding from somewhere.
> Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
>> Just got off the phone to NSAI. Ireland's vote was for approval.
>> now looks certain that MS's OOXML will get overall approval.
>> A running tally of votes is being kept on Andy Updegrove's blog:
>> The NSAI's vote in September was for disapproval, and their press
>> said that they would only change their vote:
>> "If the Technical Comments are satisfactorily resolved and
>> into a new draft".
>> IFSO wrote to NSAI reminding them of this earlier this month:
>> (Thanks to Ben North for getting that letter written and sent)
>> Given the mess that was the Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) in Geneva
>> it was decided there was just no time to discuss the problems, so
>> ISO just
>> had a bulk vote and approved everything without review), I'm very
>> that anyone could conclude that Ireland's Technical Comments were
>> I put links to reports of the BRM in a blog entry:
>> More news is appearing on:
>> Allegations of vote irregularities among European national standards
>> are rife.
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