ISO offers to take on ODF maintenance

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 8, 2008 2:30 PM EDT
ZDNet Asia; By Peter Judge
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The international standards body ISO has offered to help maintain the ODF document standard alongside its work on the rival Microsoft-originated OOXML specification, saying its creator Oasis is not dealing with defect reports quickly enough. At a meeting in Korea last week, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee for document standards, SC 34, issued a liaison statement to Oasis, the body that created ODF. It requested an "alignment" of maintenance of ODF between the work done at Oasis and that within ISO.

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Given that the ISO seems utterly corrupt tracyanne 5 1,112 Oct 9, 2008 1:50 AM

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