I don't usually post this type of thing, but this is important for all customers and partner alike. Support the Open XML petition - many companies are trying to achieve greater interoperability between front end and back end offices - the Open XML standard that we are trying to drive along with Apple, Novell and others is trying to achieve ISO standards to make business easier for all. So why is this important:
- Ecma Open XML was developed through the collaborative efforts of leading companies such as Apple, Barclays Capital, BP, The British Library, Essilor, Intel, Microsoft, NextPage, Novell, Statoil, Toshiba and the US Library of Congress
- Ecma Open XML is backward compatible with billions of archived documents held by the private and public sectors
- Any company can freely implement and develop innovative products using Ecma Open XML
- Ecma Open XML enables interoperability, accommodates multiple languages and cultures, and supports technologies that enable people with disabilities to use computing devices
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