Remembering September

In early August I stated in this blog that after the OOXML JTC1 ballot closed on September 2, the sun would rise, the birds would sing, and so on. As we are now at the end of the month and about to move into October, I can state that those…

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A view on OOXML and the standards process in India

Venkatesh Hariharan from Red Hat in India just put up a blog entry that talks about some of what went on in India prior to its submission of comments during the Contradiction Period for the JTC1 Fast Track process. Read it if only for the surprise ending. Shades of the…

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Early morning, late night

It’s a little bit before 9 PM and I’m sitting in an airport (surprise, surprise) waiting for my flight which has been delayed for an hour and one-half. This happens more than I like to think about. Humid summer weather on the East Coast means thunderstorms somewhere, which means flight…

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Another day in San Francisco

Stephe Walli has posted his account of the panel we did at the OSBC conference yesterday on open standards and open source. We had that coveted last slot on the last day of the conference, so thanks to everyone who stayed and participated. I’m not going to give you a…

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