“OOXML works well, but things would have been much better had Microsoft adopted ODF. Microsoft now seems to have been too clever by half, to its own detriment and that of consumers.” — Mainstream opinion piece on OOXML by Graeme Philipson
“For all new development, where deployment and usage is foreseen by parties outside of the Commission Infrastructure, Open Source Software will be the preferred development and deployment platform.” — EC snuggles up closer to FLOSS
â€œThe days of proprietary technology must come to an end. We will no longer accept systems that couple hardware, software and data.â€ — The US Navy warmly embraces Open Standards (a natural talent for Open Source), for all the right reasons
links for 2008-03-16
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