ConsortiumInfo: Mass ITD Resolved Accessibility Issues, Adjusts ODF Rollout Details
Aug 23, 2006, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)
"Well, I know that you're not supposed to check your email while
on vacation, but among other things, I had learned last week that
the Mass ITD would be issuing its mid-year statement on
accessibility about now, and wanted to check in to see what it
said. What I didn't expect was to find that someone at ZDNet had
run a fantasy piece like this, which not only inaccurately reports
that the ITD has been mandating open source implementations of ODF,
but for some reason decides that I'm to blame for any delay in
implementing ODF. I suppose I should be complimented if I can
change the course of history with my virtual pen, but for better or
worse, that's simply not the case.
"Based on my own sources, here is what is right and wrong about
what's been reported so far..."