Tag-arkiv: ODF

ODF version 1.2 er nu endegyldigt en åben standard

Farcen, der har udspillet sig forbindelse med den tidligere regerings ekspertudvalg, der skulle skulle vurdere åbne standarder for dokumenter i den offentlige sektor, og som ComputerWorld har berettet omfattende om, kan nu få en hurtig og lykkelig slutning. I hvert … Læs resten

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Europe to move towards more flexible standardisation

The EU takes steps to regulate  standardisation processes and their role in public procurement. “More Standards for Europe and faster: this is the main objective of a series of measures that the European Commission proposed on 1 June 2011. Standards … Læs resten

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Danish Open Source Vendors declares victory in open standards war

Many years ago (10 December 2003), I helped to cofound an organisation with the aim of uniting all the good forces to promote the commercial use of open source in Denmark. The result was The Danish Open Source Vendors’ Association … Læs resten

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Open Parliament: Sign the petition!

This is no brainer! Please sign the petition at http://www.openparliament.eu/ Citizens and stakeholder groups should not have to use the software of a single company in order to communicate with their elected officials or participate in the legislative process. All … Læs resten

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Open letter to Steve Ballmer

A letter to the Microsoft CEO with a fair and reasonable request from the OpenDoc Society: Microsoft Corp attn. Mr. Steve Ballmer One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052-7329 USA Date: 22/01/2008 Telephone: +31 20 888 4251 E-mail: michiel@opendocsociety.org Amsterdam, January … Læs resten

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

It seems that some people has seen through the ill-disguised attempt by the Danish government to secure Microsoft dominance in the Danish public sector: Denmark Pretends MSOOXML Already an “Open Standard” and Mandates a Trial of ODF/MSOOXML: “Denmark has announced … Læs resten

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Good news from HollanD: Dutch government threatens to sideline Microsoft

Interesting news from the Netherlands: Proposed legislation that would mandate the use of the Open Document Format (ODF) across the entire Dutch government has infuriated Microsoft. A group promoting open standards sees no threat, however, and has invited Microsoft to … Læs resten

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