Tag: odf

British govt works to break MS Office grip 
Jan 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Uses open document formats to usher in new suites.
Feds propose Open Document Format support 
By Juha Saarinen | May 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Use of other formats not precluded.
NSW Govt to open source digital archives software 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 21, 2012 | Comment Now 
Files to remain in state-owned data centre for hundreds of years.
Oracle hangs up the gloves on OpenOffice 
By Liam Tung | Apr 18, 2011 | Comment Now 
Now an open source community project.
Australia mandates Microsoft's Open Office XML 
By Liam Tung | Jan 19, 2011 | Comment Now 
Must have "write" capability.
NBN Co awards $110m enclosure deal 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Frames, racks and connector assembly.
Committee to ensure ODF apps conform to standard 
By Rosalie Marshall | Nov 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (Oasis), which fights for open standards for information, has formed a new committee to advance the ...
'ODF has clearly won,' says Microsoft exec 
By Egan Orion | Jun 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
The ISO approved Open Document Format (ODF) standard has gained ground during Microsoft's campaign for its competing Office Open XML (OOXML) specification, a senior Vole ...
Microsoft ODF move gets lukewarm reception 
By Shaun Nichols | May 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft's move to add support for the Open Document Format to its Office suite has received a mixed reception..
EC to investigate Microsoft ODF announcement 
By Madeline Bennett | May 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
The European Commission (EC) is to investigate Microsoft’s announcement that it will build support for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard into a forthcoming update of ...
CeBIT 08: Red Hat says Australia missed OOXML opportunity 
By Liz Tay | May 20, 2008 | Comment Now 
Australia may have missed an opportunity to promote open technology by abstaining from the recent OOXML vote, according to Linux distribution vendor Red Hat.
ISO announces OOXML success 
By Liz Tay | Apr 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
The International Standards Organisation (ISO) has announced that Microsoft’s Office Open XML (OOXML) file format has received the necessary number of votes for approval as an ...
The votes are in on OOXML 
By Liz Tay | Mar 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
To all appearances, it seems that the Microsoft’s Open Office XML (OOXML) document format is set to be the next international standard.
OOXML decision two sleeps away 
With less than two days to go before the International Standards Organization (ISO) decides on whether or not to approve Microsoft’s Office Open XML (OOXML), lovers and haters ...
ODF backers celebrate Document Freedom Day 
By Shaun Nichols | Mar 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Supporters of the Open Document Format (ODF) took to the streets yesterday in celebration of Document Freedom Day 2008..
Microsoft blasts IBM in dirty ODF war 
By Tom Sanders | Feb 19, 2007 | Comment Now 
Big Blue accused of hijacking open standard debate to peddle its wares.
Word Perfect to support both ODF and Microsoft formats 
By Tom Sanders | Dec 1, 2006 | Comment Now 
Corel application positioned as independent third road.
Microsoft flip-flops on ODF support 
By Tom Sanders | Jul 10, 2006 | Comment Now 
Sponsorship of open source document project to salvage government business.
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