OOXML is dead!

Got a call at 4:46 in the morning from a colleague of mine saying that the broken-ooxml-corrupted-into-ISO is dead. Microsoft has finally agreed to support ODF in their product instead of the dishonest way they did that “through a third party”. Looks like their own engineers cannot implement ooxml – everyone in the world knew that it was not implementable.

Welcome to the world of proper, fully defined file formats. Now all I ask is that Microsoft make available a Linux native implementation of Microsoft Office.

See the MSFT announcement (nicely hiding the fact that ooxml is dead) and from Andy.

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