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Tectonic: CSIR Adopts ODF, Moves to Open Source

Jan 25, 2007, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The South Africa-based CSIR has adopted the open document format (ODF) as its default document format as part of the organisation's move to free and open source software. The scientific and industrial research parastatal adopted ODF late in 2006 and says the move is an 'enabler of the adoption of open source software.'

"In a release today the organisation said 'CSIR word processor, spreadsheet and presentation files will be in ODF, wherever possible...'"

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