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OOXML specification full of XML errors

How can you accept a standard where even the document containing the specification doesn’t adhere to it?

A test of the docx file that contains the OOXML specification revealed 122,000 XML errors.

The European Commission started to examine the process that led to the acceptance of OOXML as an ISO standard. Meanwhile the German Foreign Ministry refuses to accept OOXML as a standard. So it’s clearly not only geeks that are concerned.

Found via prolinux.de.