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Ars Technica: ISO Votes Against Fast Tracking Microsoft’s Office Open XML

Eric Bangeman covers the results of the OOXML vote.

BetaNews: Microsoft Reports Victory in Preliminary ISO Ballot for Office Open XML

Scott M. Fulton reports on Microsoft’s spin on the OOXML voting results.

Redmond Developer: Respectful Competition

John K. Waters sets the record straight on Jim’s speech at LinuxWorld, including commentary by Gartner analyst George Weiss on the merits of Jim’s remark.

SeattlePI: Microsoft puts Office Open XML Up for International Vote

Todd Bishop reports on the ODF standard through commentary by Andy and Jim.

CIO Today: U.S. Backs Open XML as ISO Vote Nears

Richard Koman covers the nearing ISO vote.

DesktopLinux: Open XML Standard War Grows Heated

Steven J. Vaughan Nichols covers the OOXML debate as the vote gets closer.

BetaNews: LF: OOXML is Too Long to Be a Standard

Scott M. Fulton gives an overview of Amanda McPherson’s post on the OOXML.

The Inquirer: The LF recommends ISO vote No on OOXML

Egan Orion covers the LF’s recommendation to vote against the OOXML.

InformationWeek: Linux Foundation Urges ‘No’ Vote On Microsoft’s Open XML Format

Charles Babcock comments on the standards vote and offers the LF’s and Andrew Updegrove’s support against Microsoft’s Open XML Format.

Ars Technica: Linux Foundation: Just say “no” to OOXML

Ryan Paul discusses the LF’s fight to preserve the validity and integrity of the global standards process with excerpts from John Cherry’s blog entry posted today.

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