May 22, 2008

Microsoft's Matusow and Mahugh on Office's move to open format support

"We feel we are achieving parity in how Office treats the format, by making them all part of just one simple list of formats supported by Office," said Microsoft Office Product Manager Doug Mahugh, in an interview with BetaNews.
Today, that fact changes. The document formats used by the world's pre-eminent applications suite will now be determined by a standards body, of which Microsoft is a member -- a consequence of Open XML's acceptance by the International Organization for Standardization.



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