OOXML: The public doesn't care

The past few months, the web has been buzzing with criticisms of OOXML. Every geek with some unbiased and proper understanding is against OOXML. Now the International Suckups Organisation has ratified it as a standard, which means people will most certainly use it if the decision isn't revoked in a few months. The thing is that for all the non geeks Microsoft is this demi-God and if it makes a standard they are going to use it.

2 things pissing me off right now

Microsoft, for their persistence in monopolizing (?) document formats, and hounding countries which reject it [1] And of course its associated allies in the NASSCOM, and the Indian media, who are Microsoft's pet dogs. China, for all the shit going on in Tibet and for all the human rights violations going on behind closed doors. Boycott the Olympics! ( Hey china? will my blog be blocked now? )

Microsoft's unwinnable war

RoughlyDrafted has this absolutely amazing article about why Microsoft is fighting an unwinnable war against Open Source and FOSS. A must read for anyone. It was really well thought out and presented