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Things have names, changes have reasons

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Clear definitions are not an accident. They're born from knowing that rough statements (eg, "quite large" or "very very far") don't cut it. Of course we all know this... we're just puzzled about why someone on the European Commission would replace - at no one's request - the precise definitions of Open Source and Open Standards by this amazing abstraction called the Openness Continuum...

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Microsoft and Unicode – Unicode is No Longer Open Standard?

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Microsoft accused of harming Unicode, causing problems for the Indian population

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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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Lots of New Vendor/Developer Support for OpenDocument Format

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More OpenDocument Format (ODF) wins and an important reminder of people who try to harm it, sometimes while pretending to be "helping"

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Alex Brown Extremely Busy with OOXML Today

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OOXML BRM convenor getting down to business. Take a look...

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The Final OOXML Update: Part II

http://www.robweir.com

In Part I of this OOXML update, my first post on the topic in over a year, I showed you how Microsoft maintains strong control over the OOXML standard.

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Microsoft Still Creates Barriers to ODF

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OpenDocument Format (ODF) suffers more interferences and interruptions from Microsoft and its followers

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The Final OOXML Update: Part I

http://www.robweir.com

I have received several requests for an update on OOXML, so I will oblige with some quick observations in what (I hope) is my final update on this sad chapter in standardization.

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Unicode 5.2.0 Released

http://www.unicode.org

"On 1st October, Unicode 5.2 was released! The data files, code charts, and Unicode Standard Annexes for this version are final and are posted on the Unicode site. For Unicode 5.2, the core specification is no longer just a delta document applied to the book; instead, the entire core specification,with all textual changes integrated, will be available on the Unicode site.

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FSFE to EC: Don’t waste an opportunity with a hasty deal

http://blogs.fsfe.org

High Noon in Brussels: At the end of her term, competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes is wrapping up two open cases against Microsoft. The company offered to settle in July 2009. FSFE is concerned that a quick settlement could deprive Europeans of competition and innovation in a software market based on open standards, in particular where Free Software is concerned.

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version 2 of the Optimized Link State Routing (OLSRv2) protocol for Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs)

http://tools.ietf.org

"...OLSRv2 is developed for mobile ad hoc networks. It operates as a table driven, proactive protocol, i.e. it exchanges topology information with other routers in the network regularly. OLSRv2 is an optimization of the classical link state routing protocol. Its key concept is that of MultiPoint Relays (MPRs).

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Red Hat wants to standardise clouds

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Red Hat's Deltacloud project is developing a open source standardised API for addressing different cloud architectures in a uniform way. Cloud service users can use the Deltacloud API to access Amazon's EC2 as well as private clouds that are based on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation (RHEL-V); drivers for private VMware ESX clouds and the cloud services offered by Rackspace are to follow.

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ODF Gains Ground in Denmark, Endorsed by Hungarian Standards Institution

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The latest success stories of ODF include a hospital in Denmark and legislative moves in Hungary

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Microsoft’s Response to OOXML Abuses is a No-Response

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Another sign of Microsoft's arrogance is its official reply to well-founded accusations of misconduct

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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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