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Vito Smolej
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May 18, 2007

Company backs the addition of ODF to American National Standards list.

REDMOND, Wash. — May 16, 2007 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has voted to support the addition of OpenDocument Format (ODF) 1.0 to the nonexclusive American National Standards list. The vote took place as part of a process managed by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2007/may07/05-16ANSIVotePR.mspx


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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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What, hell's frozen over or Billy's become drugfiend? Or what? May 18, 2007

I see it, but don't believe it (© Hoca Nasreddin).

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Sonja Tomaskovic  Identity Verified
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I believe... May 18, 2007

... that they had no choice. Too many have already raised their voice pro open formats, and Microsoft has been critized too often in the past.

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