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OpenOffice.org and ODF adoption in Malaysia - thumbs up!

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In an interesting twist (interesting for Microsoft and their OOXML apologists), about a month ago, MAMPU, the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit, decided that they were going to go OpenOffice.org and go ODF, and dump Microsoft Office by year-end 2008. This made its round around news sites, and everyone was naturally talking about it.

Now, you can hold them to their word, as they update a Wiki page, informing you about how many agencies are moving to OpenOffice.org. Big wins.

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Formats the door to Linux adoption

This is actually pretty major. Microsoft has abused and corrupted the country like nobody's business over the past year. The Open Malaysia blog has a lot of the fine details and stories.

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