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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.

Sun Support and Services for StarOffice

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Sun Service Plans for Software

" software is supported under the Sun Software Service Plans, which include two levels of support that cover extended business hours or around-the-clock service for mission-critical deployments. With Sun Software Service Plans, you'll always have access to the latest software functionality with upgrades and patches included for covered software.

Software Service Plans from Sun are a comprehensive and efficient way to get the most out of your investment in software.

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French Prime Minister Recommends Adoption of OpenDocument Format

eGovernment News cites a recently published report, commissioned by the French Prime Minister, Dominique de Villepin, which strongly recommends that France should follow the example of Belgium and make Open Document Format (ODF) mandatory for all public bodies. The report, 'On equal terms', was prepared for the Prime Minister by the Member of Parliament for the Tarn region, Bernard Carayon. In it, Carayon calls for new legislation to make it compulsory for French government departments to use ODF for the creation and dissemination of documents.

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OpenDocument Metadata Use Cases and Requirements Document

As set forth in the Statement of purpose of its charter, the OASIS OpenDocument Metadata Subcommittee submits their OpenDocument Metadata Use Cases and Requirements document. The document has been approved by the OASIS OpenDocument Technical Committee this Monday, and is available in OpenDocument and PDF formats.

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Google Docs and Spreadsheets: Not quite Google Office, but closer

Google Docs & Spreadsheets accepts most popular file formats, including DOC, XLS, ODF, ODS, RTF, CSV, etc.

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