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Why Microsoft Hates - No, *Really* Hates - ODF

http://www.computerworlduk.com

One of the interesting corollaries to the fact that Microsoft is making far less money from Windows than it used to – largely thanks to the popularity of netbooks – is that it must depend on other sectors of its portfolio that are still making money to keep the company ticking along.

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Created by docsmartz 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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ODF Lies and Whispers

http://www.robweir.com

There is an interesting disinformation campaign being waged against ODF. You won't see this FUD splattered across the front pages of blogs or press releases. It is the kind of stuff that is spread by email and whispers, and you or I rarely will see it in the light of day. But occasionally some of it does cross my desk, and I'd like to share with you some recent examples.

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Created by peacemaker 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
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Firefox 3.5 Preview Shows New Hope For Open Media Standards

http://www.linuxloop.com

The preview release of Firefox 3.5 is showing some neat tricks relating to online video, but not the kind that comes in a little proprietary bubble of Flash.

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Created by kitin 5 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 13 weeks ago
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Hungary Makes ODF a National Standard

http://boycottnovell.com

The already-long list of ODF-supportive countries just keeps growing

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Created by komrad 5 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 14 weeks ago
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Linux standardization is not the end of the world

http://www.raiden.net

I've been hearing an ever increasing cry for Linux standardization over the past couple of months, with Googles most recent cry being the loudest. And yet we still hear the same tired old mantra from Linux geeks galore that says “Standardization will kill what Linux is and what it stands for.”

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The Battle for ODF Interoperability

http://www.robweir.com

Last year, when I was socializing the idea of creating the OASIS ODF Interoperability and Conformance TC, I gave a presentation I called "ODF Interoperability: The Price of Success". The observation was that standards that fail never need to deal with interoperability.

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Created by peacemaker 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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IBM Does Not Support OOXML

http://boycottnovell.com

Response to new disinformation from the Microsoft camp. Microsoft cheerleaders like Alex Brown and Jesper Lund Stocholm are quite deliberately misinterpreting or mis-presenting a vote related to OOXML by claiming that IBM "supports" OOXML.

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Created by komrad 5 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 20 weeks ago
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MS-OOXML Upgrade Treadmill

http://boycottnovell.com

Paying several times for the same competition-intolerant software

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ODF Alliance Rectifies Things: Triumph of ODF in Kerala Attributed to Free Software Supporters

http://boycottnovell.com

A LITTLE INCIDENT which was mentioned at the end of March has ended more peacefully. Anivar explains why...

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Created by komrad 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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Linux Foundation Welcomes credativ

http://ostatic.com

The Linux Foundation welcomed its newest member today, the European-based free and open source standards consulting firm, credativ.

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Created by dieGWB 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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Microsoft is Still Fighting to Suppress OpenDocument Format

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft unleashes lobbyists to fight ODF despite pretending to have changed

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Created by komrad 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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Have An Interest in Government Adoption of Open Standards?

http://www.groklaw.net

I've been contacted by a government agency that is seeking input on the question of what definition of openness it should adopt for that state. Obviously, it's in part about ODF/OOXML.

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Created by mick 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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When Will The Instant-On Standard Emerge?

http://www.linuxloop.com

Since Splashtop first arrived, instant-on operating systems have been a big deal. The idea is that when you don't want to deal with waiting for your computer to boot, you can simply enter the quick boot mode and be up and running in a few seconds with a basic Linux desktop.

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Created by l0g1c0l 5 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 27 weeks ago
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Free Software Foundation Europe engages in the EU browser case

http://www.fsfeurope.org

Free Software Foundation Europe today announces that it will support the European Commission's antitrust investigation against Microsoft and to this effect it has formally requested to be admitted as an interested third party.

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Created by bigredball 5 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 28 weeks ago
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Send comments opposing TLS-authz standard by February 11

http://www.fsf.org

«...Much of the communication on the Internet happens between computers according to standards that define common languages. If we are going to live in a free world using free software, our software must be allowed to speak these languages.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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