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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.

UNESCO, Sun to promote open source tech

In an effort to support social and economic development, UNESCO and Sun Microsystems signed a Collaboration Agreement on Monday at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 09. The agreement recognizes open source technologies as key to increase access to information, communications technologies and ICT skills training in under-served communities throughout the world. The agreement is part of UNESCO's ongoing effort to improve digital inclusion globally by partnering with the private sector.

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EBook Standards and OpenDocuments

Tonight a close friend of mine drove my attention to the open ebook standard and the conference he recently attended to. This make it the issue on standards a very important part to create an opportunity for both and OpenDocument to have transformations for this open format.

 Documents and books are something that have similar needs, they need to be open formats, they need to be accesable and human readable. The ebook specs are provided on their site and also have an awesome way to process information.

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LCIT provides various online SAP Training Certification Courses.

LCIT provide the best SAP training
to you such that you can solve the business challenges that support your
strategic initiatives, address your business and industry needs, and represent
the goals of your company that wants to achieve. SAP Training focuses on both
the theory and practice, SAP Training–the acquisition of skills and knowledge. Training
is not only about immersing in knowledge, it’s also about creating
opportunities for the better career. The quality of SAP training varies widely

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Oracle Office, MySQL, and other dreams

Paul Murphy writes: Most people don’t know this, but at one time Oracle Corporation ran an extensive internal beta adding a pretty good word processor and spreadsheet to the Oracle Office communications product most recently renamed Oracle Beehive and now positioned against both Exchange and Domino.

At the time I didn’t see the combination as competitive with Applixware or even Q-Office, but recommended it for sale because it did one thing better than any competitive product I knew of: it stored everything as rows in the standard database.

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Aspose.Words is a class library that enables your application to perform a great range of Word® documents processing tasks without utilizing Microsoft Word®. With Aspose.Words you can generate, modify, convert, render and print documents. Aspose.Words supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF and other formats.



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