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Wednesday, November 9th, 2005 @ 01:14 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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IBM gives its first interview on the Armonk ODF meeting. Here's the context, and further details.

Monday, November 7th, 2005 @ 01:22 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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What's happened since the Armonk meeting, what will happen next, and where things stand (or not) on Beacon Hill.

Saturday, November 5th, 2005 @ 01:15 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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In this second report from the ODF Summit Meeting in Armonk I report on Peter Quinn's account of the past history of his efforts to reform the Commonwealth's IT infrastructure, the present challenges to those efforts, and the future that he is confident will follow.

Friday, November 4th, 2005 @ 01:18 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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This will be the first of several reports on the results of the historic IBM/Sun sponsored ODF meeting held in Armonk today. Look for lots more to come in the week ahead.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 @ 01:20 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 8,892

If you've been wondering when the axe would fall on the Massachusetts effort to adopt ODF - now we know. And it's a big -- and potentially lethal -- one.

Monday, October 31st, 2005 @ 01:27 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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Here is an almost word for word transcript of the Oct. 31 MA hearing. There were a number of developments.

Sunday, October 30th, 2005 @ 01:28 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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An article by the Globe's Hiawatha Bray gets many details wrong, but provides the last warmup for Monday's ODF hearing.

Saturday, October 29th, 2005 @ 01:30 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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The future of the Internet won't be decided in Tunis in a few weeks, but who will decide the future of the Internet may be. Here's how you can tell the U.S. Ambassador what you think about that.

Thursday, October 27th, 2005 @ 01:31 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,424

Yesterday, Microsoft made the following statement: "We have no plans to directly support the OpenDocument format at this time." Is that really news, or do we just want it to be?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 @ 01:33 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,497

For a week I've been hearing rumors that Microsoft was working behind the scenes to scotch Massachusetts' plans to standardize on OpenFormat. Those rumors have now been confirmed.