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Microsoft blames IBM for all of world's evils (or at least the failure of OOXML)

Microsoft: IBM masterminded OOXML failure

By January 30, 2008


Microsoft eases access to Office binary formats for OOXML

Responding to requests, Microsoft will sponsor open-source project to build translators between older office formats and Open XML.

By January 17, 2008


If corrupt, vote for OOXML

Microsoft and the OOXML standard-setting process was tainted by corruption. Apparently, this corruption is the norm, not an aberration, in some of these countries.

By September 5, 2007


OOXML appears to have been rejected...momentarily

OOXML is likely to win eventually. Sad....

By September 4, 2007


The farce that is OOXML standards-making

Open Office XML (OOXML) is taking the standards-setting process to new lows....

By August 31, 2007


Microsoft buys and sells its version of the "facts" on Sharepoint, OOXML

Microsoft is at it again, this time misrepresenting the money to be made in Sharepoint versus open source and in its OOXML efforts. The bozometer is at "High."

By August 27, 2007


OOXML Word 2007 converter (#3): Failure and mild success

Mixed reactions for the OOXML converter from MIcrosoft.

By May 21, 2007


Misadventures in Microsoftery: The Oops of OOXML

So, just what does the Office Open XML Converter convert?

By May 18, 2007


Microsoft releases OOXML Word 2007/2008-to-RTF converter for Mac OS X; no Excel, PowerPoint or macro support yet

Microsoft debuts an official OOXML (Word 2007) converter for Mac OS X, but there is no macro support yet, and a converter for Excel/PowerPoint won't be released until this Summer.

By May 15, 2007


Microsoft's mixed-up open-source TCO messaging makes perfect sense

Microsoft wants to have it both ways on its open-source TCO study, but that's not as incoherent as it first seems.

By December 3, 2008