[clug-talk] OpenOffice beats M$ to ISO Certification

Tek Budda TekBudda at shaw.ca
Wed May 3 12:55:48 PDT 2006


Mike Bougie wrote:
> http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/article.php?story=20060503080915835
> 
> A quote from the article:
> 
> 	"The six month voting window for ISO/IEC adoption of the OASIS 		 
> OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard closed on May 1, and at 			midnight 
> (Geneva time) last night it was announced internally 			that ODF had 
> been approved by the ISO members eligible and 			interested in casting a 
> vote.  The vote passed with broad 			participation and no negative votes 
> (there were a few 				abstentions), and ODF is now ISO/IEC 26300."

Very cool!!!

So I guess this means we will hav a couple things to celebrate tonight.
1) ODF adoption by ISO becoming official.
2) The LinuxFest is getting closer.
3) And most important...the Flames will beat the feathers off the 
Ducks!!! (Hopefully!...<<Crossing all crossable body parts>>




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