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OpenDocument 1.2 available for review for 60 days

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The standard for the OpenDocument office file format is approaching version 1.2. The draft of the standard is now available on the web for public review

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ODF 1.2 Begins Final 60-day Public Review

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A major milestone was reached for the OASIS ODF TC last week. The latest Committee Draft of ODF 1.2 (CD 05) was sent out for a 60-day public review.

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Lessons learned from a hasty standard

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The ISO has modified its procedures after the controversial adoption of Microsoft's OOXML document format as an open standard in expedited proceedings

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Neelie Kroes (EU Commissioner): 'Openness at the heart of the EU Digital Agenda'

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Exactly two years ago I spoke about interoperability and standards here in Brussels. Here is a brief overview...

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European Commissioner: "Choosing open standards is a very smart business decision"

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Neelie Kroes favours open standards, recognition of industry standards bodies and open source in her role as European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda

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OOXML/ODF - The Next Stage is Unfolding in Norway

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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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Why and how the OpenDocument format can save you a lot of time!

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Beside its openness, there is also one more reason why ODF is great for everybody who must produce a lot of office documents: ODF is really simple to generate or edit automatically. Even if you aren't a professional programmer, it takes very little effort to put together a script that generates or processes in any way texts, presentations or spreadshets in ODF format.

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European Commission Betrays Open Standards

http://www.computerworlduk.com

The final version of the important Digital Agenda for Europe has been leaked – and shows that the European Commission has betrayed open standards. Where an earlier draft had an entire section headed “Open Standards and Interoperability”, the latest version only uses the word “open” once in the corresponding section “Interoperability and standards.”

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Apple Does Not Support Standards; Neither Does Microsoft

http://techrights.org

Why Apple's and Microsoft's talk about "standards" is merely a shameful façade

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Pot, meet kettle: a response to Steve Jobs' letter on Flash

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Steve Jobs' recent missive on the deficiencies of Adobe's Flash is still reverberating around the Internet. In this guest editorial, John Sullivan of the Free Software Foundation responds, arguing that Apple is presenting users with a false choice between Adobe's proprietary software and Apple's walled garden.

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IBM on Withdrawing Microsoft’s OOXML

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The battle over office suites heats up after the OOXML BRM Convenor openly criticises Microsoft, which he once ushered and helped beyond his authority

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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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Denmark to implement ODF document standard

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Last Friday, after four years of deliberation, representatives of all parties in the Danish parliament (Folketing) reached an agreement to adopt the OpenDocument Format (ODF) as their official format for saving documents from April 2011. Initially, the decision will not affect any regional or communal authorities; a decision in this respect is to follow at a later stage.

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IETF Outcomes Wiki

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«...This wiki lists technologies and services that were developed in the IETF and represent notable successes and failures. The wiki is a collaborative effort of IETF participants, and you are invited to provide feedback to the community about the utility of IETF efforts as well as to facilitate public understanding of IETF work and its impact...»:

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Here We Go Again: Video Standards War 2010

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

Think of the words "standards war," and unless you're a standards wonk like m...oh, never mind...you're likely to think of the battle between the Betamax and VHS video tape formats

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