August 31, 2007

INCITS confirms: U.S. to vote for Open XML in ISO

The United States member group to the ISO standards body on Wednesday finalized plans to vote in favor of approving Microsoft Corp.'s Office Open XML document format as an open standard.
The executive board of the Washington D.C.-based InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) had its final meeting on Wednesday morning before its Sept. 2 vote is due at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Link: ComputerWorld

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