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[News] OpenOffice.org 3.0 Already Downloaded 5 Million Times (and Counting)

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Musical interlude

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| But I’d download five million times
| 
| And I’d download five million more…
| 
| Which is a musical way of proclaiming that as of midnight last night UTC, 
| OpenOffice.org had recorded over five million downloads since the official 
| announcement of the availability of version 3.0...  
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http://www.mealldubh.org/index.php/2008/10/26/musical-interlude/


Recent:

Review: OpenOffice.org 3.0

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| The six applications contained in OpenOffice are the Writer word processor,
| the Calc spreadsheet, the Impress presentation program, the Base database
| package, the Draw vector graphics application and the Math formulae editing
| tool.
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http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/software/2229014/review-openoffice-org


OpenOffice 3.0 reviewed

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| Nine years after Sun Microsystems bought StarOffice, the resulting
| OpenOffice.org project is has rolled out its 3.0 release. Enhanced format
| compatibility and features put it on par with Microsoft Office.
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http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS3894465425.html


OpenOffice.org Breaks Records Everywhere

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| All around the world, it seems, people just can't get enough of this amazing
| free office suite, which is now turning in serious market shares in some
| countries. For, example, according to this report, there are now 12 million
| users in Brazil, representing fully 25% of the entire office market there.
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http://www.computerworlduk.com/community/blogs/index.cfm?entryid=1369&blogid=14


ODF approved as Swedish Standard

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| Without making a press release or public announcement the Swedish Standards
| Institute has formally approved ODF 1.0 as a national standard. Only the “SS”
| prefix in SS-ISO/IEC 26300:2008 give away the status of the document.
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http://www.peterkrantz.com/2008/odf-approved-as-swedish-standard/


Brazilian Government Formalizes its Intention to Adopt ODF

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| Some very significant bodies of the Brazilian Government and government-owned
| corporations have just signed an agreement to adopt Open Document Format as
| their standard format for the exchange of electronic documents.
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http://people.oii.ox.ac.uk/thompson/2008/08/28/brazilian-government-adopts-odf/


Melaka City Council's OSS migration and savings

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| In our ongoing series of Free and Open Source Software deployments in
| Malaysia, OpenMalaysiaBlog is proud to highlight the efforts of the City
| Council of Melaka. They were one of the first few departments to migrate
| completely to OpenOffice.org (98% of their 300 hundred seats. They need to
| retain a few copies of MS Office for some difficult proprietary files). Back
| in 8 December 2006, the Mayor of Melaka, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Zaini bin Mohd
| Nor, presented "Successful Deployment Of OpenOffice In The Public Sector
| Seminar" and was very enthusiastic about OpenOffice.org.
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http://www.openmalaysiablog.com/2008/08/melaka-city-cou.html


The State of Kedah moves to OpenOffice.org

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| A case study submitted to the Open Source Competency Center by the Center of
| Information Technology, Office of the Chief Minister and State Secretary of
| Kedah, has indicated that OpenOffice.org has been installed in 70% of the
| computers in the Kedah state government agencies. There are currently 2,202
| installed seats and by the looks of it, the numbers will just keep rising!
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http://www.openmalaysiablog.com/2008/08/case-study-on-t.html


The entire State of Pahang moves to OpenOffice.org

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| Its just been made official that the State of Pahang is migrating all its
| productivity suites to OpenOffice.org. This succint memo from the State
| Secretary of Pahang entitled "Perlaksanaan Penggunaan Perisian OpenOffice.Org
| Di Semua Agensi dan Pentadbiran Negeri" (translated: "Implementation of
| OpenOffice.org suite in all State Agencies and Administrative centres")
| outlines the reasons for migrating, the benefits and how to proceed.
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http://www.openmalaysiablog.com/2008/08/the-entire-stat.html


French hospital migrates to OpenOffice.org

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| According to this French article, the French hospital of Thiers is migrating
| its 150 desktops to OpenOffice.org in order to spend money on training
| instead of licenses.
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http://blogs.sun.com/dancer/entry/french_hospital_migrates_to_openoffice


Huge Success for the ODF Community

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| OpenOffice.org, which is just one implementation of ODF, is currently being
| downloaded more than 1.2M times per week and being distributed by popular
| hardware products like the Asus Eee PC. Government organizations around the
| world are adopting OpenOffice.org and/or ODF and have started to help each
| other with their adoption challenges. Thus, ODF has become a "market force"
| that can't be ignored anymore. Thus, again, congratulations and thank you to
| all the people who have contributed to the success of OpenOffice.org and ODF
| so far! Well done!
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http://blogs.sun.com/dancer/entry/huge_success_for_the_odf
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