[Gllug] UKUUG press release
addw at phcomp.co.uk
Thu Jun 19 11:50:24 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:46:36PM +0100, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
> Alain Williams wrote:
> > UKUUG appeals the initial court decision on BSI's OOXML action
> > See:
> > http://www.ukuug.org/ooxml/
> "Fast tracking is for established tried and tested specifications that
> need only occasional tweaks to keep them copper bottomed."
> Copper bottomed? I have no idea what that refers to. OOXML will apply
> to all "office" programs, not just Word.
You missed my nautical analogy ... good standards are copper bottomed,
whereas OOXML leaks like a sieve.
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