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Indonesia is Moving to OpenDocument Format (ODF)

http://techrights.org

Another Asian country decides to become vendor neutral when it comes to documents which government agencies handle

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OpenDocument 1.2 available for review for 60 days

http://www.h-online.com

The standard for the OpenDocument office file format is approaching version 1.2. The draft of the standard is now available on the web for public review

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ODF 1.2 Begins Final 60-day Public Review

http://www.robweir.com

A major milestone was reached for the OASIS ODF TC last week. The latest Committee Draft of ODF 1.2 (CD 05) was sent out for a 60-day public review.

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Why Open Digital Standards Matter in Government

http://stop.zona-m.net

This is the full text of the essay I wrote for the O'Reilly Open Government book, in which I discuss what open file formats and other digital standards really mean for us, why they are often even more important than Free Software and why Government must lead the way when it comes to their adoption.

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Google will release VP8 video codec under an open source license

http://www.webmonkey.com

Google will soon make its VP8 video codec open source, we've learned from multiple sources. The company is scheduled to officially announce the release at its Google I/O developers conference next month, a source with knowledge of the announcement said.

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ODF Alliance Newsletter: February 2010 (PDF)

http://www.odfalliance.org

ODF Alliance Newsletter for February 2010. Contains latest news regarding open formats, including adoption by various governments around the world.

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ODF Roundup: News from Scandinavia, OpenOffice.org 3.2, and Symphony 3.0 Beta 2

http://boycottnovell.com

A potpourri of news from the past week or so, starting with success stories and proceeding to releases of new software that supports OpenDocument Format (ODF)

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Officeshots: making ODF truly interoperable

http://lwn.net

Complex file formats, such as those used for office documents, inevitably lead to differences in interpretation by application developers. If a user sends a document to someone else who views it in a different application or version, chances are that the output shows some subtle differences or, by bad luck, that the formatting is completely munged.

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Lots of New Vendor/Developer Support for OpenDocument Format

http://boycottnovell.com

More OpenDocument Format (ODF) wins and an important reminder of people who try to harm it, sometimes while pretending to be "helping"

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Microsoft Still Creates Barriers to ODF

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OpenDocument Format (ODF) suffers more interferences and interruptions from Microsoft and its followers

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Convert various media formats to Vorbis in Linux

http://www.ghacks.net

Over the past month I have made it my goal to stop using the proprietary MP3 format for audio in favor of the free, open standard Ogg Vorbis format.

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ODF Progress Made, OOXML Still Ruled Illegal in the United States

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Heaps of news and observations regarding document formats

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How Bill Gates Denied Access to Office File Format Documentation to Stifle Competition

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Microsoft's former chairman shows the company's attitude towards accessible file formats and competition

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Why Microsoft Hates - No, *Really* Hates - ODF

http://www.computerworlduk.com

One of the interesting corollaries to the fact that Microsoft is making far less money from Windows than it used to – largely thanks to the popularity of netbooks – is that it must depend on other sectors of its portfolio that are still making money to keep the company ticking along.

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Microsoft is Still Fighting to Suppress OpenDocument Format

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Microsoft unleashes lobbyists to fight ODF despite pretending to have changed

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