FOXNews: Massachusetts Should Close Down OpenDocument
Sep 30, 2005, 20:30 (93 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Prendergast)
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"The broader media usually take little interest in public policy
debates about technology, but theyâ€™re missing a
big story in Massachusetts.
"The technology trades, blogs and industry are buzzing about a
monumental policy shift in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Officials in the state have proposed a new policy that mandates
that every state technology system use only applications designed
around OpenDocument file formats..."
FOXNews: Editor's Note: Disclosing Writers'
[ Thanks to Chris Gregan for
this link. ]
"The column 'Massachusetts Should Close Down OpenDocument' that
appeared on FOXnews.com Sept. 28 identified author James
Prendergast as executive director of Americans for Technology
Leadership, but failed to disclose that Microsoft is a founding
member of that organization..."