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ConsortiumInfo: Mass ITD Resolved Accessibility Issues, Adjusts ODF Rollout Details

Aug 23, 2006, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Well, I know that you're not supposed to check your email while on vacation, but among other things, I had learned last week that the Mass ITD would be issuing its mid-year statement on accessibility about now, and wanted to check in to see what it said. What I didn't expect was to find that someone at ZDNet had run a fantasy piece like this, which not only inaccurately reports that the ITD has been mandating open source implementations of ODF, but for some reason decides that I'm to blame for any delay in implementing ODF. I suppose I should be complimented if I can change the course of history with my virtual pen, but for better or worse, that's simply not the case.

"Based on my own sources, here is what is right and wrong about what's been reported so far..."

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