OOXML is OK’d: Why Should You Be Concerned?

It’s official. The ISO has approved Microsoft’s Office Open XML (OOXML) document format as an international standard. The move comes after much controversy, especially in the open-source community, where many people had been rooting for standardization of the competing Open Document Format (ODF). This decision could have major repercussions on open standards for years to come. A complete analysis can be found on our open source blog, OStatic .