State of Massachusetts / OASIS formats

David Sanders dsuzukisanders at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 10:17:44 BST 2009


>
> 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
>

According to the below, they have indeed completed their switch to
*OpenDocument* standards. Please note that they never said they were
going to stop using Microsoft Office, merely that all their documents
had to be saved in OpenDocument format (which is a nice step forward
anyway).

http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/96748



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