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Submission + - France says no to OpenXML

herve_masson writes: vnunet is amongst the first to report that AFNOR rejected OpenXML as a standard. See the french article here (google translation here). According to the article, the reason seems not related to (lack of) technical merits, but because they don't see having two standards for documents as a good thing.

C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas l'Informatique. -- Bosquet [on seeing the IBM 4341]