Wednesday, June 13, 2007

ODF loses traction

Or The Triumph of Business over IT Zealots

In my post here, I alluded to the fact that the ODF was a cruel joke (to businesses) foisted on us by those companies who couldn’t compete in the marketplace.

The ODF is built on the foundation of StarOffice* and ratified by OASIS, the ODF, for Microsoft haters, seemed like a godsend. And they pushed it as such, the most chatter being by a former IT functionary in the government of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who tried to schneider the entire government into passing a law to make ODF the standard.

Read on at my blog on NetworkWorld.com

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