April 2, 2008 -
"The input from technical experts, customers and governments around the world has greatly improved the Open XML specification and will make it even more useful to developers and customers."
March 19, 2008 -
The award is named for President Kennedy's 1957 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Profiles in Courage,
which recounts the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their
careers, incurring the wrath of constituents or powerful interest
groups, by taking principled stands for unpopular positions.