Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ____/ [H]omer on Tuesday 04 September 2007 14:32 : \____
>> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>>> The press is behind (slow), as usual, and does the marketing thing
>>> for Microsoft...
>> "Amid lobbying, Microsoft is seen winning an international open standard
>> Nice spin.
>> It's like their articles are being written by spam-bots, not journos.
> In Digg, I gave him the benefit of the doubt and said that he's totally
> out of touch/date. Pieter and Andy have the latest from the ISO. It's
> looking bad. ISO doesn't want to shoot itself in the foot. It saw what
> happened. So did ESR (in the OSI).
> I still refuse to use the word lobbying because it's a very gentle term
> that describes something brutal and dishonest.
Well, their attempt at fast-tracking OOXML have not succeeded
Computers are like air conditioners -
they stop working properly when you open Windows