ODF Alliance 2008 annual report

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In the waning days of 2008 the OpenDocument Alliance published their annual report regarding progress made on getting the standard adopted around the world. The 28 page document discusses development of the standard, worldwide adoption, positive changes toward open standards procurement policies, and application support. The main body of the document ends with a “Looking Forward to 2009” section that includes

President-elect Obama’s IT technology and innovation platform, including his platform promise to “mak[ing] government data available online in universally accessible formats to allow citizens to make use of that data to comment, derive value, and take action in their own communities” will put the U.S. front-and-center in the growing public debate on open formats.

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