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Welcome to OpenDocument

This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) OASIS Standard (ISO/IEC 26300). Suitable for text, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, presentations, and databases, ODF frees documents from their applications-of-origin, enabling them to be exchanged, retrieved, and edited with any OpenDocument-compliant software or tool. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.

"Malaysia formally embraces Open Document Format"

See ZDNet Asia news by Lynn Tan: Malaysia formally embraces Open Document Format


"The Malaysian government today announced plans to adopt open standards and the Open Document Format (ODF) within the country's public sector.

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OOXML Approval Vote Fails in INCITS

by Andy Updegrove,

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Little progress in states' ODF considerations

By Matt Hines, InfoWorld

The debate over use of the open document format among U.S. states appears to have hit a wall as experts representing both sides of the issue offered few new insights into the subject at a meeting of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL).

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Sun ODF Plugin for Office

This presentation looks at how Sun's ODF plug-in aids MS Office interoperability, using 19 annotated slides.  According to the SourceForge Project description, the goal for the project "is to provide translators to allow for interoperability between applications based on ODF (OpenDocument) 1.0 standards and Microsoft OpenXML based Office applications.

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ODF Camp at OOoCon 2007

Barcelona, Spain
19 Sep 2007 - 05:00 - 21 Sep 2007 - 14:00
Event Type: 
Training Class Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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