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Re: The Final OOXML Update: Part I

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Sunday 11 Oct 2009 20:39 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Richard Rasker belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> Or: how Microsoft poisoned the ISO to shove OOXML through the world's
>> throat, and ensured they kept maximum control over it.
>> http://www.robweir.com/blog/2009/10/final-ooxml-update-part-i.html
>    If you look at the attendance records, summarized in the following table,
>    you will find that the committee regulars consist primarily of Microsoft
>    employees. In many of the meetings, Microsoft employees outnumber all
>    other attendees combined. And then there is the "Microsoft Co-Prosperity
>    Sphere", the Microsoft consultants, Microsoft business partners and
>    Microsoft-funded research institution, which further contribute to
>    Microsoft's effective domination of the meetings.
> The Microsoft Co-Prosperity Sphere.
>     *sniff* *sniff*
> Smells a little fishy, like, er, racketeering.

Microsoft's Scientology. A government delegate actually compared them to that
cult after the ANFOR incident. 

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