[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Sign the Hague declaration

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu May 15 00:53:16 EDT 2008

Fee, James wrote:
> Lester Caine  wrote:
>  >>It 'somewhat annoys me' when I receive an M$ document from a
>  >>council and am expected to edit and return it. They get back a PDF 
> because I
>  >>know that the format will be as I laid it out.
> You must not mean a "M$" Office Open XML document since it is of course 
> and open standard.  *shrug* 

Well since M$ do not have any software that actually produces OOXML documents 
yet .... At least not to the format submitted to ISO ;)
The main problem THERE of cause is that ISO standards are not free and open 
anyway. HOW much does a copy cost :)

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