[Fsfe-ie] Ireland approved OOXML
ifso at gibiris.org
Mon Apr 7 14:47:07 CEST 2008
Does anyone know what government department the NSAI belongs to? I know
it's an independent body, but it gets its funding from somewhere.
Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> Just got off the phone to NSAI. Ireland's vote was for approval. Worse,
> now looks certain that MS's OOXML will get overall approval.
> A running tally of votes is being kept on Andy Updegrove's blog:
> The NSAI's vote in September was for disapproval, and their press release
> said that they would only change their vote:
> "If the Technical Comments are satisfactorily resolved and incorporated
> into a new draft".
> IFSO wrote to NSAI reminding them of this earlier this month:
> (Thanks to Ben North for getting that letter written and sent)
> Given the mess that was the Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) in Geneva
> it was decided there was just no time to discuss the problems, so ISO just
> had a bulk vote and approved everything without review), I'm very
> that anyone could conclude that Ireland's Technical Comments were
> I put links to reports of the BRM in a blog entry:
> More news is appearing on:
> Allegations of vote irregularities among European national standards
> are rife.
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