gotze.eu: ODF in Denmark
Jun 01, 2006, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"The Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation will
from 1 September 2006 make its online publications and other
written communication available in ODF. That was announced by
Minister of Science, Helge Sander, during an open consultation
meeting in the Science and Technology Committee of the Danish
Parliament held on 23 May. Mr Sander said that 'the use of open
standards is essential to the development of e-government,' and
that the decision to publish in ODF is 'a first step,' and will be
evaluated after a 6-months trial period.
"Mr Sander and his ministry has been under pressure for a while
on the issue of open standards..."