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2014-03-26 08:33:07

Numerous Apache Projects support standards-based document accessibility and interoperability FOREST HILL, Md., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, today joins open standards supporters around the world in celebrating Document Freedom Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101020/DC84911LOGO Document Freedom Day raises awareness of the importance of...

2009-05-19 12:17:00

ODF Alliance Finds Substantial Improvements Needed for Real-World Interoperability WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OpenDocument Format (ODF) Alliance today cautioned that serious deficiencies in Microsoft's support for ODF needed to be addressed to ensure greater interoperability with other ODF-supporting software. "Support for ODF represents an important and ongoing test of Microsoft's commitment to real-world interoperability," said ODF Alliance managing director...

2009-05-18 02:01:00

Fraunhofer FOKUS and industry experts collaborate to help organizations test and verify conformance with standardized document formats; updates to additional translator projects unveiled. LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The variety of software programs and document formats in the market can make it difficult for organizations to exchange data among disparate systems. For example, to carry out their public service, communicate with citizens and operate efficiently, most government...

2009-04-28 11:53:00

ODF Alliance Cautions Governments to Evaluate the New Software to Ensure Sufficient Interoperability WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ODF Alliance today welcomed the release of Microsoft's Service Pack 2 for Office 2007, a software update that provides long-awaited support for the OpenDocument Format (ODF), while cautioning governments to evaluate the new software to ensure sufficient interoperability with other ODF-supporting applications. "This action reflects the...

2008-12-22 15:45:00

Annual Report Chronicles Major Gains With Governments, Applications Support for the OpenDocument Format WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ranks of governments adopting the OpenDocument Format (ODF) continued to grow, as did the depth and range of ODF applications, according to the annual report published by the ODF Alliance. "With a variety of powerful word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software products now supporting ODF, many of them available free of charge,...

2008-12-16 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To help foster interoperability among office productivity applications, Microsoft Corp. today published documentation detailing its implementation of OASIS Open Document Format (ODF) version 1.1 support in Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2, currently in beta and scheduled for release next year. Similarly detailed notes about the company's implementation of Open XML (Ecma 376 Edition 1) in Office will follow in the coming weeks....

2008-12-04 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ODF Alliance welcomed the decision by the Federal Government of Germany to implement use of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) by federal agencies beginning in 2010. "2008 will end on a high note, with Germany joining the growing ranks of governments that have adopted ODF," said ODF Alliance managing director Marino Marcich. To date, 16 national and 8 provincial governments have now formally recommended or required the use of ODF by government...

2008-11-05 09:00:07

IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the launch of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) Toolkit Union, a new open-source software community project organized to make document software more innovative, versatile and useful for business. The ODF Toolkit will use an initial software code contribution from Sun to provide developers with an easy-to-use Application Programming Interface (API) for reading, writing and manipulating ODF documents while accelerating...

2008-10-06 15:00:09

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the winners of the OpenOffice.org(TM) Community Innovation Challenge designed to fuel innovation and community around OpenOffice.org, as the community prepares for the imminent launch of its next-generation productivity suite, OpenOffice.org 3.0. The contest was part of Sun's million-dollar Open Source Community Innovation Challenge Program, a multi-year program supporting several Sun-sponsored open source communities. "It has been a...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin