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 OOXML: What’s the Big Deal?

OOXML is essentially a complete replication of every chunk of data that a Microsoft Office application might possibly save in a file. The OOXML specification has been both criticized and defended by a number of people, leading many to wonder what the big deal is. This article illustrates the basis of technical, rather than political, objections to treating OOXML as a standard.

 (Submitted by IdaAshley Thu Feb 21, 2008 )


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