Linux Dies Under Microsoft's Open Document standard

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As the Internet's evolution moves in the direction of XML we are all faced with a scary proposition: XML wrappers. That's been the subject of great debate in places like Massachusetts and in the back waters of the OASIS OpenDocument Format discussion forums.

None of us should focus on open XML wrappers for document formats. Instead, we should be concerned with what goes inside of those wrappers, because if Microsoft is allowed to go forward with its standard, they win and the world loses.

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