My Comments as Posted to the UK Cabinet Office Standards Hub (now it's your turn)

Posted by Andy_Updegrove on Feb 25, 2014 7:41 PM EDT
ConsortiumInfo.org Standards Blog; By Andy Updegrove
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The comments on the UK Cabinet Office Standards policy are coming in thick, fast, and overwhelmingly in support of ODF over OOXML.

Last week I highlighted the fact that Microsoft was urging its business partners to comment at the British Cabinet Office's Standards Hub on a standards-related proposal. That proposal would limit government procurement to office software that complied with the ISO ODF standard, but makes no mention of the ISO OOXML standard promoted by Microsoft. I also noted that anyone could comment on the proposal, and that the deadline for comments would close on February 26, Greenwich time. I closed by urging readers to let their opinions on the subject be heard.

Having so urged, I could hardly forego offering my own comments as well, and now I have done exactly that. What follows is the text I uploaded there, and perhaps it will help motivate you to contribute as well if you have not already done so.

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Huh ? Francy 4 519 Feb 26, 2014 1:07 PM

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