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gotze.eu: ODF in Denmark

Jun 01, 2006, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John G√łtze)

"The Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation will from 1 September 2006 make its online publications and other written communication available in ODF. That was announced by Minister of Science, Helge Sander, during an open consultation meeting in the Science and Technology Committee of the Danish Parliament held on 23 May. Mr Sander said that 'the use of open standards is essential to the development of e-government,' and that the decision to publish in ODF is 'a first step,' and will be evaluated after a 6-months trial period.

"Mr Sander and his ministry has been under pressure for a while on the issue of open standards..."

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