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ECMA as a swiss bank account

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Deliciously waspish commentary from Simon Phipps, wrt Office XML standardisation.
He describes ECMA thusly.
They are the “Swiss bank account” of standards organisations – expensive to use but necessary when you have something to hide.

Sun’s chief open source officer has evidently been taking his Dorothy Parker pills.

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  1. The article itself[1] is of course about congratulating IBM on shunning TC45. Winter wasps only sting when awoken 🙂

    [1] http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/webmink?entry=ibm_blackballs_ecma_tc45

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