On Sun, 15 Oct 2006 00:11:03 -0500, Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Oct 2006 01:41:54 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Danish Politicians Given OpenOffice CDs to Try Out ODF
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Per Groklaw: "[PJ: The link is in Danish, but a volunteer, Karl
>>| Jorgensen, has provided a translation for us.] The Danish Unix System
>>| User Group (DKUUG) has decided to give all the memebrs of parliament a
>>| CD with the free open-source office package OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 in
>>| Danish....The action will give the politicians a chance to see what
>>| the discussion about open standards is really about. OpenOffice.org
>>| uses the so-called Open Document Format (ODF) which has already been
>>| approved as an ISO standard, whilst the promised Microsoft Office 2007
>>| uses another standard, Office Open XML. - Comon.dk"
>> They should also give them a Live CD to assess platforms, not just open
> That should scare them off...
When a politician likes something that should be the first clue that
something is amiss.