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ODF Alliance Hails Record Growth in Application Support for ODF

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this
link. ]

“The OpenDocument file format isn’t really something we cover a
lot here on the Log or on SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, but from time
to time I like to check in on it for no other reason than Simon
Phipps from Sun Microsystems said a ‘Digital Dark Age’ would
descend upon us all if we didn’t get the world to adopt it. It’s
also all about open standards, which for a guy who covers Linux and
open source is a Siren’s Song.

“It was a cool and completely foreboding premise: in the not so
distant future documents of all kinds will be unreadable because
the software that created them was proprietary, locked, and access
expired with its creator…”


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