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ODF Alliance Hails Record Growth in Application Support for ODF

Oct 29, 2007, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this link. ]

"The OpenDocument file format isn't really something we cover a lot here on the Log or on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, but from time to time I like to check in on it for no other reason than Simon Phipps from Sun Microsystems said a 'Digital Dark Age' would descend upon us all if we didn't get the world to adopt it. It's also all about open standards, which for a guy who covers Linux and open source is a Siren's Song.

"It was a cool and completely foreboding premise: in the not so distant future documents of all kinds will be unreadable because the software that created them was proprietary, locked, and access expired with its creator..."

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