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MAMPU Migrates to OpenOffice.org and ODF to Increase Freedom of Choice and Interoperability

Mar 19, 2008, 14:15 (2 Talkback[s])

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"The Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), today officially adopts a policy to migrate to the OpenOffice.org open source productivity suite. This is in line with the Malaysian Public Sector Open Source Master Plan, which calls for government agencies to reduce costs, increase freedom of choice and interoperability.

"From April 1st, MAMPU will start adopting the OpenDocument Format (ODF), standard for all new documents created..."

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