[Linux-aus] MS OOXML Sign the petition, write a letter, apply to attend a forum.
brent.wallis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 01:13:28 UTC 2007
A "large", professional and orderly attendance at the Standards
meeting could gain some results...do you think it would be an
appropriate thing to do?
On 7/26/07, Janet Hawtin <lucychili at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sign a petition: Get some more Australian names on this list!
> OOxml = proprietary material. DMCA copyright law makes this a risk.
> Process is too fast, and inaccessible. We should not rely on a
> covenant not to sue. The purpose of making standards is to enable
> participation. A standard is not controlled by one company.
> Write a letter: What specific concerns do you have?
> The deadline to submit comments at the SA (Standards Australia) is on
> the 31st July "Draft International Standard ISO/IEC 29500, Information
> technology - Office Open XML file formats standard."
> Groklaw has great information
> Attend a meeting
> Standards Australia are organising a meeting on the 9th August
> "Draft International Standard ISO/IEC 29500, Information technology -
> Office Open XML file formats standard."
> michael.langdon at standards.org.au
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> linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au
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