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  • Vendors launch new Open XML-interop tools

    A group of vendors led by Microsoft and aimed at fostering interoperability between different document formats has unveiled several tools to help people translate among documents created in Open XML and documents that use other file formats.

  • Ecma gets 3522 comments on Open XML standards bid

    There were 3522 comments that Microsoft's Office Open XML document format attracted from the national standards bodies that participated last summer in balloting that at least temporarily derailed the effort to certify the format as an ISO standard.

  • Open XML on the ISO fast track

    The International Standards Organisation (ISO) agreed to put Open XML, the document format created and championed by Microsoft, on a fast-track approval process that could see Open XML ratified as an international standard by August.