Little Progress in States' ODF Considerations
Aug 08, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The debate over use of the open document format among U.S.
states appears to have hit a wall as experts representing both
sides of the issue offered few new insights into the subject at a
meeting of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL).
During a conference session in Boston on Monday, where the NCSL is
holding its annual meetings, representatives supporting adoption of
ODF--a non-proprietary electronic document file format--and those
who oppose such efforts injected few new details or considerations
into the ongoing discussion over whether or not states should adopt
such a standard in the name of reducing their reliance on