__/ [ nessuno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ] on Friday 26 May 2006 16:26 \__
> Quote (English translation from Danish):
> By no later than the 1st of September, all publications and other
> written documents on the homepage of the Ministry of Science will be
> available in the OpenDocument format (ODF). This was the promise by
> minister of Science Helge Sander..."I would like to emphasise that the
> use of open standards is central for the development in a digital
> administration. As a first step I have asked my own ministry to offer
> publications and other relevant written communication in the open
> document format ODF," said Helge Sander. -
> End Quote
Well done, Denmark. The world salutes you. Another country that is sure to
follow is Norway, unless it has openly expressed this will /already/.
Their President (or was it PM?) called for the ditching Office formats
over a year ago. Good man! One who actually understands computers and
makes his own judgement...
The folks from Trolltech and Opera (among others) must be making the
ethical issues more obvious to the Norwegian people... another such
country is Finland. 41%+ Firefox...
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