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Study: Open Document Format made gains in '07

http://www.infoworld.com

ODF Alliance reports that 12 countries and six regional governments have adopted 'pro-ODF policies,' and more than 40 applications now support ODF as well.

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Countries adopting ODF (OpenDocument Format) Annual Report and Future Outlook

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The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance) is an organization of governments, academic institutions, associations and industry dedicated to educating policy makers, IT administrators and the public on the benefits and opportunities of ODF. Launched in March 2006, the ODF Alliance now has over 480 member organizations in 53 countries.

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ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words Chapter 5

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

This is the fifth chapter in a real-time eBook writing project I launched and explained in late November. Constructive comments, corrections and suggestions are welcome. All product names used below are registered trademarks of their vendors.

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ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words Chapter 4

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

This is the fourth chapter in a real-time eBook writing project I launched and explained in late November. Constructive comments, corrections and suggestions are welcome. All Microsoft product names used below are registered trademarks of Microsoft.

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Whither OpenDocument Format?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"The Open Document Foundation, which consisted of three individuals, disbanded," said Marino Marcich, managing director of the ODF Alliance. "The Foundation's proposals in OASIS did not receive sufficient votes -- quite common in any standards-setting body. Over the past few years, I have worked with the individuals involved. It's unfortunate that they chose to eventually disband the Foundation, but I wish them well."

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War rages on over Microsoft's OOXML plans

http://www.zdnet.com.au

What is it about Microsoft's proposed OOXML standard that has boffins hurling death threats at each other? Brett Winterford investigates.

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IPR, Trade Barriers and Open Document Formats: China Learns its Lessons Well

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One of the topics I'm behind writing on is the state of IPR concerns and standard setting in China in general, and the current status of UOF – China's "Uniform Office Document Format" entry in the document format sweepstakes – in particular. I recently spoke at two conferences in Beijing, and got back up to speed in this regard direct from the source.

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KOffice's stance against OOXML more practical than political, developer says

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In the recent accusations that the GNOME Foundation has been supporting Microsoft's OOXML format at the expense of ODF, KDE has been presented as a counter-example. Based on a KDE News article, Richard Stallman suggested that "major KDE developers" had announced "their rejection of OOXML" and urged GNOME to do the same.

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GNOME: the cowboy project

http://www.itwire.com

"What is the relationship between the GNU Project and the GNOME desktop suite? GNOME itself claims to be a part of the GNU Project. But its relationship with the organisation is not the same as that of other software projects which are part of GNU..."

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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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Dutch governmental plan for Open Standards: Netherlands Open in Connection

http://freeknowledge.eu

the Dutch government has recently attracted Microsoft's anger by launching an actionplan to adopt open standards, and concretely OpenDocument Format by April 2008 in the national government. Open Standards will become mandatory and Free Software will be preferred. As the Minister of State, Frank Heemskerk, argued, this plan is not to exclude any company, but to stimulate information exchange, vendor independence and choice for various software products that implement open standards. he Ministry of Economical Affairs has published an English version of the plan on its site today.

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Wikipedia Goes Open...

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

OpenDocument, that is: The third stage, planned for mid-2008, will be the addition of the OpenDocument format for word processors to the list of export formats. "Imagine that you want to use a set of wiki articles in the classroom. By supporting the OpenDocument format, we will make it easy for educators to customize and remix content before printing and distributing it from any desktop computer," Sue Gardner explained.

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Denmark Pretends MSOOXML Already an "Open Standard" & Mandates a Trial of ODF/MSOOXML

http://www.groklaw.net

Denmark has announced that open standards are going to be a requirement going forward there, starting in January, which is being hailed as a great step forward for openness. However, if you look closely, you will see that it is pretending that MSOOXML has already been approved as an open standard, equivalent to ODF.

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ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words Chapter 2

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

This is the second chapter in a real-time eBook writing project I launched and explained last week. The following is one of a number of stage-setting chapters to follow. Comments, corrections and suggestions gratefully accepted. All Microsoft product names used below are registered trademarks of Microsoft.

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ODF VS OOXML: Library support shootout

http://commandline.org.uk

How well is ODF and OOXML supported in different languages? I started off by choosing six common languages used by application and Web developers, then I went and looked for what libraries are available for each document format

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