Bristol City Council Saves with ODF

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“Not a new story, but a little bit more detail about Bristol
City Council’s move to StarOffice, the non-freebie version of

“Bristol City Council’s switch to StarOffice in 2005 has led to
a major reduction of IT costs, says Gavin Beckett, the council’s
ICT Strategy manager.

:StarOffice is Sun Microsystems’ proprietary suite of office
applications, which is based on the Open Source OpenOffice. In 2006
Bristol took the further step of adopting the ISO-approved Open
Document Format…”

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