[Linux-aus] Victorian Dept of Justice telling public to download Open Office

Silvia Pfeiffer silvia at silvia-pfeiffer.de
Thu Aug 7 18:35:24 EST 2014

In the IT course at my son's school they require OpenOffice file
formats to submit their assessments. All other courses still use Word.
At least the technical people get it!


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Mark Ellem <mark at colmiga.org> wrote:
> Yeah its good but all that really happened was somebody in the department realized people were always asking how to fill out the form and asked IT support for solutions. IT support most likely recommended OpenOffice because its a free download users could use to fill the form and added instructions to use it on the website.
> I used to provide such solutions like this all the time to staff when working in IT support.
> Mark
> On 07/08/14 17:26, Daniel Jitnah wrote:
>> Small but encouraging move!
>> On their website, the Victorian Dept of Justice is telling the public to
>> download OpenOffice in order to fillup a pdf form.  Admittedly they also
>> suggest Adobe Reader, but to officially mention and advise to use
>> OpenOffice is a great step!  We ought to congratulate them!.
>> see url:
>> https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/wwccu/onlineapplication.doj
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
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