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OOXML/ODF - The Next Stage is Unfolding in Norway

http://www.groklaw.net

In 2009, Norway decided that ODF was to be used, rather than OOXML, but called for further study and input from the IT industry, and I gather Microsoft put its shoulder to the wheel, and guess what? Now there is a new report (in Norwegian) that compared the two and concludes that neither is suitable, and both should be kept "under observation".

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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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ODF Olympiad 2009 Announced, Now Accepting Submissions

http://boycottnovell.com

News of interest about OpenDocument Format (ODF) including ODF Olympiad, Lotus Symphony, and Norway

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Norway Embraces Open Standards, Many Others Follow Suit

http://boycottnovell.com

Norway embraces ODF and maybe Ogg too; ODF in general spreads rapidly

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Gitorious: Hosting Free Software projects that use Git on GNU systems

http://blog.gitorious.org

"...Gitorious now is a project maintained by Shortcut AS, which I co-founded. Shortcut AS now officially supports and develops Gitorious in cooperation with contributors outside Shortcut. Gitorious is, and will continue to be, 100% free software, licensed under the Affero GPL..."

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Sharing is the future

http://home.e-tjenesten.org

"Around a hundred people gathered outside the parliamentary building in Oslo, Norway this evening to fight for citizen rights in the digital world..."

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Norwegian Minister Publishes Book under CC BY-SA

http://creativecommons.org

"Today, Norway’s Minister of Government Administration and Reform, Heidi Grande Røys, launched a new book, edited by the Minister, about sharing and the social side of computer networks..."

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Microsoft Literally Pays ISO (Sponsors ISO Meeting) (Corrected)

http://boycottnovell.com

There was clearly a transaction of money made by Microsoft in Norway, which passed it on to ISO.

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New OOXML Scandal - A Leaked Email Surfaces in France - Updated: New Details from Norway

http://www.groklaw.net

"... Here's a computer translation of the email: «The project of RGI presented at the time of the last committee of the reference frames of October 12, 2007 had been put on standby, following the step engaged in the ISO by the ECMA concerning the OpenXML standard.

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OOXML demonstration in Oslo: The speech

http://blogs.freecode.no

The demonstration was completed about an hour ago - more about that later (with pictures). Here is the speech by Steve Pepper held during the demonstration - and it is a very good summary of the whole OOXML case

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Norway’s Protest Against Microsoft Abuse Goes More Public (Updated)

http://boycottnovell.com

The protests against OOXML in Norway were mentioned on a few occasions recently [1, 2, 3]. It appears as though they earned the media attention they had sought.

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OOXML: Go To Hell!

http://zak.greant.com

"Demonstration against OOXML, originally uploaded by Martin Bekkelund..." -- http://www.flickr.com/photos/martinbekkelund/2401095139/

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OOXML Protests Scheduled in Norway, Microsoft’s Reputation Claimed Tarnished

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The ‘Norway story’ continues. Yesterday we pieced together somewhat of a summary which included a new list of irregularities. Now come the protests.

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Norway asks to suspend its 'Yes' vote on OOXML

http://www.infoworld.com

Due to 'serious irregularities,' Norway's OOXML vote could be suspended pending an investigation, adding further intrigue to the ongoing standards debate

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