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eWeek: ODF: The Better, More Affordable Office Standard

Dec 16, 2005, 17:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"I know that Brian Charlson is sincere about his desire to make sure that access is maintained to office documents for people with disabilities. He has a long track record of supporting accessible computer technology.

"However, when he said, 'The blindness community wants to make sure it's not against ODF [OpenDocument format]. We're against implementation without a guarantee that we won't lose the [few] jobs we have' at the Open Forum on the Future of Electronic Data Formats for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, I think it's too easy to take this the wrong way..."

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