A couple of days before the official voting deadline, the media are starting
to report about some conflicts thrown up in the proceedings. Heise has
an article mentioning
the accusation of bias raised against the chairman of the committee
responsible for evaluation of the standard. The article further refers
Another (short) article has been published on Symlink. This article also refers to objections raised against a possible conflict of interests of the chairman, and also mentions a second appeal against the proceedings in standardization of OOXML of the Free Software Foundation Europe.