Thursday, January 17, 2008

OOXML marks the spot, says research firm | The Register

In case you haven't had time to read the report yet, here's another snapshot (tangent: I've had a sufficient amount of hate mail on this one now, thanks :)...)

The report's authors also argued that multinational tech firms such as Sun Microsystems and Novell are backing ODF to loosen Microsoft's grip on the XML-based documents cash cow.

Despite its strong support for Microsoft to continue to dominate the Office landscape, the Burton report warns the software giant to work closely with other vendors and customers to ensure it lives up to its commitments. It said: "If Microsoft abuses standards initiatives, the market response will be swift and severe."

OOXML marks the spot, says research firm | The Register

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