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Massive Theora Encoder Improvments on the Way

http://techblog.wikimedia.org

"As part of the Mozilla development grant Timothy in collaboration with other xiph hackers has been hard at work on improving the theora encoder. I am happy to share an updated report that Monty has put together..." -- Start here: http://playogg.org/

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DCOS Agreement on Procurement in Support of Interoperability and Open Standards

http://anivar.movingrepublic.org

Recalling the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Declaration of Principles which states that “[i]nternational standards aim to create an environment where consumers can access services worldwide regardless of underlying technology,”

Recognizing that standards are increasingly global concerns, involving goods and services that move in international trade across borders,

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Video

http://developer.mozilla.org

"The video element is used to embed video content in an HTML or XHTML document. The video element was added as part of HTML 5..." -- See also:
*Audio
*Using geolocation

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MailOgging

http://wiki.xiph.org

"This project is for the use of the average bloke (yes, you), who would like to further help and promote the use of your favorite free format. The MailOgging is a strategy to get the attention of hardware and software vendors who do not know the Ogg family, do not care about it, or do not know how many people care about it.

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Free Formats vs. Open Formats

http://spreadopenmedia.org

"...This isn’t anymore about closed vs. open formats, and you don’t need me to rub it in your face. It’s time to leave those non-free formats behind and look forward for a world of interoperability, a world of doors free to trespass in whatever way you want, and where no one will be able to take that freedom away from anyone else."

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Candle Light Vigil for Document Freedom

http://fci.wikia.com

The Candle light vigil demands India to appeal ISO approval of ooxml based on its comments and no vote. We also demands the Department of IT to draft a clear national policy for the use of Free standards for data storage.

This programme is planned as a starting point for various events & awareness campaigns on Document freedom.

When: 15 April 2008, 6pm

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FSFE concerned about quality of standardisation process

http://mail.fsfeurope.org

"FSFE concerned about quality of standardisation process -- Today the International Standards Organisation (ISO) approved Microsoft's Office OpenXML format as ISO/IEC standard 29500 despite severe technical and legal concerns with the specification that have been raised by various parties.

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