[clug] Internode dumps FOSS for MS Exchange

Karun Dambiec kdambiec at ieee.org
Thu Feb 18 12:18:50 MST 2010

On 18/02/10 10:48 PM, Chris Smart wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Karun Dambiec<kdambiec at ieee.org>  wrote:
>> It is good the National Archives has adopted ODF. Is there any plans for
>> other government departments to, whom provide documents to the Archives?
> Actually, the NAA is a complete Microsoft shop. Microsoft's binary
> formats are the officially sanctioned document formats. It's only the
> Digital Preservation section who use ODF to help mitigate against the
> risk of being unable to read those documents in the future.
> This is where part of my questions arise. Quite simply, I'm sick and
> tired of pushing for free software at my work, with friends and
> colleagues. It's so exhausting. Hence why I raise this topic on the
> CLUG list, to get some other people's insights into what my attitude
> should be.
> -c
Where I am at the moment has the same situation. Where I am at the 
moment, most people used OpenOffice untill we got Microsoft Office 2007, 
and then everyone started using Microsoft Office in IT.

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