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ConsortiumInfo: Case Study II: A National Archive Moves to ODF

Apr 04, 2006, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"Last week I reported on the decision by the City of Bristol, England, to convert its 5,500 desktops from Microsoft Office to Sun Microsystems' StarOffice 8.0, which supports OpenDocument Format (ODF). In the process of making its decision, the City Council of Bristol performed a detailed analysis of total costs of ownership, and posted what it learned on a public Website, providing a useful case study for other govenment entities that might wish to go in the same direction. Today, I'll describe another case study in process: the decision by the National Archives of Austalia (NAA) to move its digital archives program to software that supports ODF..."

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