South Africa Adopts ODF as a National Standard

“The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) on Friday approved
the Open Document Format (ODF) as an official national South
African standard. The adoption of ODF by South Africa opens the way
for the businesses and government to adopt ODF more widely in their
processes. ODF is already an international standard, approved by
the International Standards Organisation, or ISO. And last week
Brazil adopted ODF as a national standard through its national
standards body.

“The South African government has already adopted ODF as one of
the standards for government communication…”