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CNET News: Belgian Government Chooses OpenDocument

Jun 23, 2006, 16:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dominique Deckmyn)

"In a blow to Microsoft, Belgium's government departments will be instructed to use an open file format for internal communications.

"The OpenDocument Format (ODF) is to be the standard format for exchanging documents within the government, according to a proposal that is expected to be approved by Belgium's Council of Ministers on Friday. The plan increases the pressure from governments worldwide on Microsoft to embrace open standards..."

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