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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005 @ 01:20 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
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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
Views: 4,324

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
Views: 2,448

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
Views: 4,726

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: 2,427

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: 2,500

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.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 @ 01:34 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 4,473

Only a short time ago Corel and Microsoft each said "no way" to supporting OpenDocument. Now they're both saying something different -- and they're both hoping that you're not paying too close attention.

Friday, October 21st, 2005 @ 01:37 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 2,493

A reporter asks me what I know about a challenge to the adoption of OpenDocument in Massachusetts.

Thursday, October 20th, 2005 @ 01:38 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 4,580

Microsoft says that they're not yet willing to support OpenDocument, but will do so if their customers demand it. It looks like they won't have to bother, because someone else is going to do the job for them.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005 @ 01:39 PM
Contributed by: Andy Updegrove
Views: 4,142

What do you do when the chance of a lifetime comes along to break out of the basement? If you're Corel, you stick your head in the sand.