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Category ‘Misc’ Archive

Sign a petition against Microsoft’s Office OpenXML becoming an ISO standard

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

I ask the national members of ISO to vote “NO” in the ballot of ISO DIS 29500 (Office OpenXML or OOXML format) for the following reasons:

There is already a standard ISO26300 named Open Document Format (ODF): a dual standard adds costs, uncertainty and confusion to industry, government and citizens;
There is no provable implementation of the [...]

What is social bookmarks?

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

Social bookmarking communities can increase traffic to your web site
The purpose of social bookmarks is to give users a place online to store links to their favorite web pages. These bookmarks are available to any computer with Internet access. This saves the trouble of trying to remember a web site address when you [...]