Political debate brews over Massachusetts OpenDocument plan

Posted by dcparris on Oct 28, 2005 3:47 PM EDT
Computer Business Review On-Line; By By CBR Staff Writer
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The State of Massachusetts' plan to adopt the OpenDocument file format as the standard for its office documents looks set to become the center of a political tug of war after Massachusetts's Secretary of State voiced opposition to the plan.

[Microsoft's stated grounds for objecting are, as reported here, are so obviously bogus it's pathetic. How does adding support for OpenDocument into their office suite affect anyone's backwards compatibility? -Ed]

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