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OOXML Vote: Irregularities in Germany & Croatia and a Call for an Investigation of Norway

http://www.groklaw.net

If Microsoft gets this OOXML format "approved", it will be by irregularities in the voting, it seems. Here's more on what happened in Germany and a report on what is being called a scandal in Norway. And another odd process in Croatia.

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Norway mandates use of open formats: HTML, ODF and PDF

http://virtuelvis.com

Government, state and regional agencies, authorities and services may also publish in other formats, but they must always publish in one of these formats. The decree is retroactive, and by 2014 all documents published prior to this decree must have been converted and made available in one of the three formats.

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Norway Decides: No with Comments on OOXML and a Hint from Hungary

http://www.groklaw.net

Norway Standards has released its decision on OOXML. It's No with Comments. Essentially, they are concerned about too many technical issues and wish to see them fixed before it becomes a standard.

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Norway and OOXML

http://www.groklaw.net

There is now a report from Norway on how Microsoft rallied its partners to try to get a favorable vote on MSOOXML. Norway will tell us the vote results on September 2.

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Norway opens Free Software Center

http://technocrat.net

Norway opened a national center for competence in Free Software in Drammen, near Oslo, on Wednesday.

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Microsoft bows to complaint from Linpro

http://www.linpro.no

Microsoft has agreed to change the terms of its school agreement with Norwegian regional municipalities, following a complaint by Norwegian company Linpro to The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA).

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