BSI to Celebrate Document Freedom Day with Chains


The British Standards Institute (BSI), the body responsible for voting on the OOXML fast-track in the UK, is rumoured to be taking the Beijing Olympics' official flag of five interlocked handcuffs to heart by changing from its initial “No” vote to “Yes”, thus condemning millions of innocent documents to their patent-implemented chains.

If confirmed, this would be a black day for both the BSI – henceforth known as the British Anti-Standards Institute – and for British computing.

It's not too late to vote for freedom, chaps....

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