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Thursday, October 02 2014 @ 11:38 AM CDT

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First Report from Armonk ODF Meeting The ODF Train is Leaving the Station

OpenDocument and OOXMLThis 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.
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The Fix is in on ODF

OpenDocument and OOXMLIf 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.
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Summary of Massachusetts ODF Hearing and Live Blogcast Text in Detail

OpenDocument and OOXMLHere is an almost word for word transcript of the Oct. 31 MA hearing. There were a number of developments.
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More News On Monday's ODF Hearing

OpenDocument and OOXMLAn article by the Globe's Hiawatha Bray gets many details wrong, but provides the last warmup for Monday's ODF hearing.
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Tell the Government What You Think About the Future of the Internet

WSIS/Internet GovernanceThe 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.
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If This was Tomorrow Yesterday Someone's Position Must Have Changed By Now (or did it?)

OpenDocument and OOXMLYesterday, 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?
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The Cat is Out of the Bag (And its Name is Bill)

OpenDocument and OOXMLFor 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.
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Corel and Microsoft say Blah Blah Woof Woof

OpenDocument and OOXMLOnly 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.
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Is there a Wrench in the OpenDocument Works?

OpenDocument and OOXMLA reporter asks me what I know about a challenge to the adoption of OpenDocument in Massachusetts.
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If the Thunder Don't Get Ya Then the Lightning Will: Open Source Victoria Opens Back Door to Office

OpenDocument and OOXMLMicrosoft 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.