ConsortiumInfo: Reader Beware as ODF Coverage Increases

“In this entry, I’ll look at some of the significant news that
has broken in the past week, and highlight the ways in which I
believe it has, and hasn’t, been accurately reported on-line.

“Let’s start with one of the big news stories that emerged
yesterday. One is the first public, pre-release demonstration by
IBM of some of the ODF-supporting features of its new ‘Hannover’
release of Lotus Notes. The news that the next release of the Notes
client would support ODF is not new (IBM had announced last January
that its Workplace Managed Client (WMC) software would support
ODF), but the demo offered a media opportunity to showcase the fact
that progress was proceeding apace. The first article to be issued
of which I am aware was reported from the Deutsche Notes Users
Group conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, where the demonstration was

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