[odf-discuss] Gnome Foundation and ECMA
jdub at perkypants.org
Wed Oct 31 10:10:51 EDT 2007
<quote who="Alberto Barrionuevo">
> Joining to ECMA *NOW* that the ECMA specification is frozen since March as
> DIS 29500 is not getting more interoperability information out of
The GNOME Foundation helped Jody continue his participation in ECMA once he
left Novell in June this year. As it happens, Jody hasn't attended meetings
since around that time.
> Of course this action is against the already blessed real open format that
> would help the adoption of the free desktop: ODF (ISO 26300).
No, this is not a black and white issue.
> Please, just for clarification, could you explain me which you see that
> could be the profit for Gnome of OOXML getting its ISO?
The GNOME Foundation is not pursuing or assisting with ISO standardisation
of OOXML. I have already made this clear in other posts on this list.
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