Here are some interesting links on the (summer) hot OOXML vs ODF discussion.
- INCITS issues a ballot of "yes" with comments by Doug Mahugh
- South Africa votes No with comments on the standardisation of Open XML
- Brian Jones comments on Setting a New Standard by Jason Brooks
- Wouter van Vugt announces his pocket-sized Open XML book and tells us about the Dutch ISO/IEC standardisaton of Open XML