Open Blog Rerun: “Open Standards vs. Open Source, Part 1: Standards”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Open Standards vs. Open Source, Part 1: Standards” Date: January 25, 2006 Excerpt: At this…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Interoperability and substitutability”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Interoperability and substitutability” Date: September 5, 2006 Excerpt: There is another question that I would…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Will virtual worlds save the standards process?”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Will virtual worlds save the standards process?” Date: July 10, 2007 Excerpt: While it’s nice…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Starting with the guitar, part 1: Basic considerations”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Starting with the guitar, part 1: Basic considerations” Date: January 25, 2006 Excerpt: Most people…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Avoid the single supplier document taxes”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Avoid the single supplier document taxes” Date: February 28, 2007 Excerpt: When customers are restricted…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Interoperability vs. intraoperability: your open choice”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Interoperability vs. intraoperability: your open choice” Date: December 6, 2006 Excerpt: Software succeeds because the…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Adjusting to a more open world: Understanding and overcoming resistance to open technologies”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Adjusting to a more open world: Understanding and overcoming resistance to open technologies” Date: July…

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Open Blog Rerun: “Grading open standards: what does purely open mean?”

Since I’m traveling this week and not likely to post much, I’ve scheduled some entries like this to point to some of my personal favorite blog writings. Here’s today’s blog blast from the past. Title: “Grading open standards: what does purely open mean?” Date: September 20, 2005 Excerpt: People stop…

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Canadian Library Association’s pro-ODF resolution

The Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques published several resolutions at their 63rd Annual General Meeting on May 24th in Vancouver. One that is of special interest to me is Resolution 1, “CLA/ACB Resolution on Open File Format Standards”. It reads, in part, Be it resolved that CLA support the…

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Latest ODF Alliance newsletter is available

I just got an email with the latest OpenDocument Format Alliance newsletter. It is also available in PDF form. [Why this is correctly available in PDF form and not ODF.] Topics include South Africa, Brazil, India, Venezuela Appeal OOXML Vote; Denmark Protests; Legal Challenge in UK ODF Alliance Calls on…

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