OOXML is now IS 29500

by jlundstocholm 2. April 2008 19:47
Long awaited, the votes on the ISO/IEC DIS 29500 have been counted and verified. The unofficial result began circulating between the national bodies yesterday but the result was not made public until today, Wednesday April 2nd 2008. The results are pretty clear: OOXML has now been approved a... [More]

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Crucial days in Denmark - behind the curtains

by jlundstocholm 1. April 2008 17:49
Wow - this week has been truly 1800-UNBELIEVABLE (to use the phrasing of Andrew Dice Clay). Almost a week ago we sat down in the Danish National Comittee to try to reach consensus about a guidance to Dansk Standard to help them decide the Danish vote of DIS 29500. As reported by Dansk Standard in ... [More]

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Post-decision after-math

by jlundstocholm 29. March 2008 07:46
Today the Danish NSB (Dansk Standard) changed their vote from ”Disagree” to ”Approve”. I will be honest and note that I did not see that coming. The process and the debate in Denmark have been extremely complicated and tough and especially after the final meeting in the Dan... [More]

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This just in: Denmark votes Yes!

by jlundstocholm 28. March 2008 21:26
I will update shortly, but the press release is available at http://www.ds.dk/4225 .

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OOXML "T minus 14 dage"

by jlundstocholm 13. March 2008 17:35
Slutspillet omkring OOXML er i disse dage virkeligt gået ind i sin sidste fase og det er tydeligt, at nerverne begynder at sidde lidt udenpå tøjet. Det er næsten som de sidste 10 minutter af dette års SuperBowl imellem New England Patriots og New York Giants, h... [More]

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Stort nederlag til anti-OOXML fløjen i Danmark

by jlundstocholm 3. September 2007 18:10
Ifølge en pressemeddelelse fra Dansk Standard har Dansk Standard på Danmarks vegne stemt "No, with comments" til ISO-aftemningen om DIS 29500 (OOXML). I pressemeddelelsen står der bla.: Danmark vil i den videre proces arbejde for en godkendelse af ISO/I... [More]

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Høringssvar til Dansk standard

by jlundstocholm 27. June 2007 17:41
Jeg har lavet mit første udkast til mit arbejdes høringssvar til Dansk Standard for accept af OOXML til videre behandling i ISO-systemet. Jeg blev bedt om dette af min chef, da han mente, at jeg nok var den person i virksomheden, der var mest kvalificeret til det og i øvrigt o... [More]

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