MAMPU Migrates to OpenOffice.org and ODF to Increase Freedom of Choice and Interoperability

[ Thanks to Ditesh
for this link. ]

“The Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management
Planning Unit (MAMPU), today officially adopts a policy to migrate
to the OpenOffice.org open source productivity suite. This is in
line with the Malaysian Public Sector Open Source Master Plan,
which calls for government agencies to reduce costs, increase
freedom of choice and interoperability.

“From April 1st, MAMPU will start adopting the OpenDocument
Format (ODF), standard for all new documents created…”