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Weekly Links #5

  • “HOSEF conducts a monthly ‘Open Source Pizza’ so that people can learn more about what is happening with Free and Open Source Software. Thіѕ presentation is about the adoption of the Open Document Format by the University of Hawaii’s College of Education.”

    tags: ODF

  • “ODFDOM for Java provides a lightweight Java API for developers who want to create, access, and save ODF documents without having to gain detailed knowledge of the full ODF standard specification.”

    tags: ODF

  • “Today, on the occasion of the international Document Freedom Day, the Association of Greek Users and Friends of Free Software / Open Source Software and Free Software Foundation Europe take the occasion to request from the Greek Government the immediate, comprehensive and mandatory adoption of the OpenDocument
    Format (ODF) and other Open Standards for the Greek public sector.”

    tags: ODF

  • “With Document Freedom Day 2010 approaching, this is a good opportunity to consider the reasons why the public sector has increasingly opted for ODF, the document freedom that it enables, and why ODF is an essential feature of any “open” eGovernment strategy.”

    tags: ODF

  • “WG6’s work was mostly focused on the errata for ODF 1.0 and the creation of an amendment to ISO/IEC 26300 in response to OASIS’s submission of ODF 1.1 to JTC1. There was a full room for the meeting, with over 30 attendees including several participating by telephone.”

    tags: ODF

  • “Today is Document Freedom Day, a promotion of non-proprietary standards like Open Document Format. Around the world, small groups of free and open source software (FOSS)users are holding events to educate others about the importance of this issue, and The Free Software Foundation has launched a campaign to encourage supporters to politely refuse attachments sent in proprietary formats like Microsoft Office’s. And, inevitably some people are saying these efforts are useless – and proving that they miss the point.”

    tags: ODF

  • “Today marks the annual observance of Document Freedom Day (DFD), a global day for document liberation. Red Hat is proud to support this grassroots effort to educate the public about the importance of Open Document Formats and Open Standards. Fostering open standards and encouraging innovation support Red Hat’s core values. “

    tags: ODF

  • “March 31st is Document Freedom Day (DFD), a day for document liberation marked around the world. It will be a day for us all to educate our friends and neighbours of the importance of open document formats. OpenOffice.org uses the OpenDocument Format (ODF), and that means at least one hundred million people around the world use it at home, at work, at school: everywhere. “

    tags: ODF

  • “La histórica capital andaluza ha sido elegida para celebrar la tercera edición del congreso mundial ODF Plugfest, que tendrá lugar del 15 al 17 de abril en la Universidad de Granada organizado por NOiV del Gobierno de Holanda, Fedict del Gobierno de Bélgica, CENATIC (Centro Nacional de Referencia de Aplicación de las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación basadas en Fuentes Abiertas), la empresa especializada en interoperabilidad OPENTIA, y la Universidad de Granada, bajo el amparo del comité de estandarización ODF de OASIS. “

    tags: ODF

  • “The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched a campaign calling on all computer users to start politely rejecting email attachments sent in secret and proprietary formats: for freedom and the good of the web!”

    tags: ODF

  • “All the IT world is revolving around the Documents. Documents are the carriers of the Information. And when those Documents are in the proprietary format like DOC,XLS,PPT, DocX, XLSX, PPTX, we are bounded to a specific software to open those files – MS Office. “

    tags: ODF

  • “Several municipal governments in Canada have recently made great strides towards embracing open standards, and open document formats. In honor of Document Freedom Day (DFD) 2010, the ODF Alliance interviewed Chris Moore, CIO of the City of Edmonton, and one of the leading-edge CIOs in the region.”

    tags: ODF

  • “Learn more about file format standards, what ODF is, advantages for using ODF, and more! “

    tags: ODF

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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