Conformance of ODF-documents

by jlundstocholm 30. April 2008 18:13
Ever since the now infamous article by Alex Brown the blogsphere has been filled with interpretations of the, really not so surprising, results - that the OOXML document with the original ECMA-376 spec does not conform to IS 29500. The, really not so surprising, conclusions have been "Of... [More]

Censored by Big Blue-hoo?

by jlundstocholm 28. March 2008 01:52
Today I posted a comment on Arnaud Lehors'  blog - I wanted to share my thoughts on his article about what JTC1's Fast-Track process was designed for. Arnaud moderated his blog and he has been critized for moderating his blog too rigid and not allowing posts that dissagree with him (c... [More]

Committee-stuffing (the anti-OOXML-way)

by jlundstocholm 26. March 2008 16:35
I just wanted to give everyone a heads up on some information I recently got on our cold (but warm at heart) friends way up in the most Northern part of Europe - the Norwegians. It seems that Google and IBM have just within recent days joined the Norwegian NSB (National Standardisation ... [More]

IBM is now fighting from the trenches

by jlundstocholm 16. March 2008 08:34
After the BRM it seems to be more the rule than the exception to be denied "speech" on the blogs of the front-runners of the IBM bloggers. First it happened to me on Robs blog (where I commented on his patronizing tone towards a Czech delegate at the BRM and now it happened to me on Bob ... [More]

OOXML is defective #1 (Pasword hashing)

by jlundstocholm 8. February 2008 06:28
OOXML has been accused of being rushed through not even the writing itself but also certification in both ECMA and ISO. It's a quick accusation to make but sometimes it can be really tricky to figure out if a statement is true or false. But you know, sometimes you stumple over something that r... [More]