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IBM Accessibility ODF Coding Challenge 2006

IBM is searching for innovative student developers in Canada, China, Japan and the U.S. who are willing to put their coding skills to the test to potentially change the way people use and interact with technology. The IBM Accessibility ODF Coding Challenge 2006 is an opportunity to showcase students' unique brand of creative genius. Students receive excellent experience, the chance for prizes--and the opportunity to improve the IT experience of a wide range of users, including people with disabilities, older users, and users who speak another language.

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Mass. to use Microsoft Office in ODF plan

by By Martin LaMonica, CNET

Massachusetts will begin using OpenDocument as the default document format later this year as planned, but it will be sticking with Microsoft Office in the near term, the state's top technology executive said.

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Massachusetts to Release ODF Update

by Martin LaMonica, CNET Blog

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Comparing XML Office Document Formats: Using XML Metrics

by Rick Jelliffe, O'Reilly Articles

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Call for Asia to Adopt ODF

by Aaron Tan, ZDNet Asia News

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