[Linux-aus] Australian Government Desktop Standard mandates OOXML??

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Thu Jan 20 14:16:26 EST 2011

--- On Thu, 20/1/11, Terry Dawson <tjd at animats.net> wrote:

ITWire reports that the Australian Department of Finance are
    intending to mandate OOXML as the document standard for whole of

      That would be sad news.



quoted from "Whole-of-Government Common Operating Environment Policy"
they want us to fund Mpeg-LA
page 12: the system: Codec: A: "Must support a codec capable of video playback as defined by the MPEG-4 part 2 standard" and C: "On systems with an optical drive, must support a codec capable of DVD playback" 

and they also want us to fund the group of unknown mp3 corpations :(

"It's a nerdy thing I like to do"

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