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South Africa Adopts ODF as a National Standard

Apr 23, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alastair Otter)

"The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) on Friday approved the Open Document Format (ODF) as an official national South African standard. The adoption of ODF by South Africa opens the way for the businesses and government to adopt ODF more widely in their processes. ODF is already an international standard, approved by the International Standards Organisation, or ISO. And last week Brazil adopted ODF as a national standard through its national standards body.

"The South African government has already adopted ODF as one of the standards for government communication..."

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