[gnulinuxinasia] Japan... and Open Software Standards..

  • From: "Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया]" <fred@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gnulinuxasia@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, gnulinuxinasia@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 14:30:09 +0530

Thanks to Raj Mathur <raju@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> via the FSF-India list:

This may be some help in the battle against OOXML:

1st Asian Nation to Adopt Open Software Standards

"Japan has adopted a policy under which government ministries and
agencies will solicit bids from software vendors whose products support
internationally recognized open standards and thus becomes the first
country in Asia to embrace the open software Standards, The
OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance) says in a press release

Full story at:

FN: Frederick Noronha
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