Microsoft was NOT in the "consortium"

Story: Microsoft fights bid to drop Office softwareTotal Replies: 2
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Sep 14, 2005
7:32 PM EDT
>The OpenDocument format was created last spring by an industry consortium >that included Microsoft, IBM Corp., and others.

IBM, Corel, Adobe, Boeing, KDE, Sun, and others joined. Microsoft chose not to participate, but later Microsoft complains OpenDocument is not good enough.

Sep 15, 2005
10:39 AM EDT
Microsoft is a member of OASIS. That may be the point of confusion.

Sep 15, 2005
11:29 AM EDT
True, but only with the capacity of a secret agent (spying, sabotage)!!!

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