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OpenDocument Format (ODF) Now Officially a Malaysian Standard

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A lot of ODF news and some leading developments from Malaysia

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ODF Officially Approved as Malaysian Standard, Brazil Offers Massive Endorsement Too

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Latest raves and wins for ODF at the government level. Yoon Kit proudly announces that according to MAMPU, "There are nearly 300 agencies using ODF already - and a detailed study will be conduct to roll out further." Also he adds: "Glad to say after all the work, ODF has been approved by the minister as a Malaysian Standard!"

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Malaysia Saves with Free Software and ODF, Europe Rises Against Microsoft

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Update on OOXML, ODF, OpenOffice.org deployments, and OpenOffice.org FUD from Novell

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, September 2008

http://www.fsf.org

## In this issue
* Software Freedom Day
* Happy Birthday to GNU!
* GNU Planet
* gNewSense 2.1 released
* Spring 2008 Bulletin available online
* Submit your nominations for the 2008 Free Software Awards
* On the savannah, where the gnu roam...
* DRM down under
* Free Hexen and Heretic!
* Malaysian Government Dept switches to OpenDocument

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OpenOffice.org and ODF adoption in Malaysia - thumbs up!

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In an interesting twist (interesting for Microsoft and their OOXML apologists), about a month ago, MAMPU, the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit, decided that they were going to go OpenOffice.org and go ODF, and dump Microsoft Office by year-end 2008. This made its round around news sites, and everyone was naturally talking about it.

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Microsoft May be Threatening ODF-Supportive Governments, by Proxy

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Groklaw calls it “slime, slime, slime,” but what it truly might be is a simple case of bullying and intimidation. We saw this in Malaysia and days some ago we saw this India (heaps of similar examples are cited therein, including the story about jilted CIOs).

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MAMPU migrates to OpenOffice.org and ODF to increase freedom of choice and interoperability

http://www.openmalaysiablog.com

The Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) has announced that the agency will be migrating to OpenOffice.org office suite as well as adopt the OpenDocument Format (ODF). In addition, Microsoft Office is to be phased out by end of 2008.

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ODF Standard Gains Traction in Malaysia

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ODF, an international standard, is an open standard for any vendor to implement without restrictions. Massachusetts recently recognizing both ODF and OOXML as document formats, and Denmark running multi-format document trials. the European Commission has endorsed Open Document while various authorities in Austria, Brazil, France and the United Kingdom have adopted applications that support ODF.

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