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ODF Alliance Awards: Do You know an ODF Hero?

Oct 07, 2008, 15:19 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"The fact that ODF has become broadly recognized as important to causes such as public access to government, accommodation of those with disabilities, equal opportunity for those in the third world, and more is vitally important in its own right. But it also marks a watershed event that transcends this single standard, because ODF is only one among an increasing number of standard that will be similarly important. I've referred to them in the past as "Civil ICT Standards." And when implemented in free and open source software, the impact of such standards can become geometrically more powerful."

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