Tim Anderson has an interesting post
about Microsoft's security advisory 937696
, which describes how Microsoft is advising users to force conversion between their older binary format documents and OOXML. This may lead to more security, but it also will have the side effect, if organizations buy into it, of spreading OOXML much more quickly. As Tim says:
Like Joe Wilcox, I can‘t help wondering whether it was this, rather than security, which has prompted this release.
It might help with PR problems such as wondering where all the OOXML documents are
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