It's hard to tell where the next chapter in the OOXML saga is going, and how relevant it is now that MS has announced their plans to ship both ODF support and OOXML-as-ratified in a later Office 2007 version...

Venezuela and India have appealed against the official ratification of Microsoft's Office Open XML document format, bringing the total number of protesting countries to four. ...

"After the two-month appeal period, we now have four appeals -- Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela," Jonathan Buck, the director of communications for IEC, told ZDNet.co.uk on Monday. "The appeals are now with our CEOs, IEC General Secretary Ronnie Amit, and ISO Secretary General Alan Bryden, who have a 30-day period to make sure appeals conform to directives."
Link: ZDNet UK: Venezuela and India appeal OOXML ratification >

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