[disclaimer: this is a personal opinion and meaned to be sarcastic!]
So, germany was voting with "yes" for the Microsoft XML2007 format. That may not new for those that did follow the worldwide ISO-adventure and that believe in the power of black suitcases.
But it may new to you, that germany was again miles ahead there compared to every other country. Right, while some countries really started to look at those MSOffice2007 DNA-specs, we already answered with a clear "yes" in 2005!