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On 31/03/2012, Andreas Säger <> wrote:
Am 30.03.2012 12:28, Tom Davies wrote:

--- On Fri, 30/3/12, Ian Lynch<>  wrote:

It seems Microsoft is lobbying the UK Cabinet office for OOXML in place of

Anyone that has a point of view can respond to the consultation at

The more that state odf is the choice if we want proper open standards the
better so please publicise on relevant lists.

Who cares? OOXML is a standard and I've heard of some compatible
freeware. I think it was named Liber Office or something ...

Nice irony. :)

The consultation document itself was created using LO34, yet
classified with the government organisation as a "word template"! This
proves the strategic fallacy of using LO as an m$ clone to create m$
documents. As long as users are encouraged to create m$ documents
using LO, m$ will remain dominant.

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