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Wikipedia

+ - A new look for Wikipedia

An anonymous reader writes: Wikipedia got a new look and feel beside other improvements. The new layout is based on MediaWiki's "Vector" skin and has been deployed to Wikinews (English and Serbian), Wikimedia Commons and now English Wikipedia. The responds so far is positive, though several users complain about the counter productive rearrangement of the search field to the top right of the page.
Microsoft

+ - ISO rejects OOXML->

jcatcw writes: Microsoft's Office Open XML was rejected by the International Standards Organization today. To be accepted as a standard, a proposal must pass two hurdles, and this one failed both of them. Now, Microsoft will have to respond to negative comments and hope it can get a positive vote in early 2008. In the meantime, MS may be losing revenue to open source competitors, according to Computerworld.
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