[PLUG] Please sign the petition against Microsoft's Office OpenXML becoming an ISO standard

Vivek Khurana hiddenharmony at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 18:41:47 PDT 2007


On Nov 2, 2007 5:38 PM, ಓಂ <guru.is.on.vi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually I think we need not worry much about M$, because they will
> dig their own resting place as the time passes... for all we know they
> may have started in that direction with launch of Vista...
>

 Not really, if you carefully look at the XP licencing M$ is forcing an upgrade.

>
> 1. Define output expected (expected output) ...
> 2. Check everybody's program... if it meets the requirement of
> expected output then they get passing grade
> 3. Count number of lines of actual code (excluding comments) in the
> working program submitted and person whose code has minimum number of
> lines gets highest grade...

 Point 3. is not a good criteria. Less lines of code doesnt mean good
code. Its is not that easy.
 Secondly defining expected output is not easy (also not possible) at times.

regards
VK
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