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Audit report on Aus Government's accessibility raises RTF Vs ODF debate

Jun 01, 2009, 10:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dahna McConnachie)

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"A recent audit of government documents found there is room for improvement in making government documents accessible. The ANAO is suggesting that the government uses RTF or HTML instead of PDF formats to make its documents more accessible online, but Linux users say better still would be to opt for Open Document Format (ODF).

"The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report, The Online Availability of Government Entities' Documents Tabled in the Australian Parliament, examined the prevalence, discoverability and accessibility of parliamentary documents published online."

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