State of Massachusetts / OASIS formats

Peter Davis paddax at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 20 10:09:14 BST 2009


2009/10/15 Michael <mmorse757 at gmail.com>

> The post about not being able to access wireless service due to using Linux
> reminded me of the American state of Massachusetts.  When I do a Google of
> "Massachusetts proprietary formats", the newest article I can find is four
> years old.  What ever happened to their attempt to do away with MS Office?
>

As i understand it MS office has ratified there new format "Office Open" as
an open standard, the fact that the standard is incomplete and
unreproducible without MS help does not stop it achieving there ends.

Refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_Open_XML

Peter Davis
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