Two Malaysian States Move to OpenOffice.org
Aug 14, 2008, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Ditesh
Gathani for this link. ]
"The driving force for this migration seems to be cost
of proprietary software and the fear of unlicensed software.
OpenOffice.org is the obvious solution to these two pressing
problems (thanks, BSA!) What is good is that they have chosen ODF
by default, and they are not changing the file format to the binary
State of Kedah moves to OpenOffice.org; A case study submitted
to the Open Source Competency Center by the Center of Information
Technology, Office of the Chief Minister and State Secretary of
Kedah, has indicated that OpenOffice.org has been installed in 70%
of the computers in the Kedah state government agencies. There are
currently 2,202 installed seats and by the looks of it, the numbers
will just keep rising!"