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Re: [ossig] Hasan's MNCC Evening Talk on the OpenDocumentFormat



strategy for implementing an 'unpopular' migration: drop the pants and
hang the dick.... in malay the bahasa pasar is to 'terbogelkan'...

Raja Iskandar Shah
http://www.norazilaco.biz

----- Original Message -----
From: Ditesh Kumar <ditesh@gathani.org>
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2006 1:27 am
Subject: [ossig] Hasan's MNCC Evening Talk on the OpenDocument Format


> IMHO, the question and answer session illustrated a lack of 
> awareness of
> ODF, even among the FOSS community. Questions, comments revolved:
> 
>      * the need for browser plugins for ODF. Such plugins already
>        exist, in various stages of development.
>      * the ability to use it in day to day in large scale enterprise
>        use. As in any migration strategy, training plays a key role.
>      * pushing for awareness in academic environments. There is
>        resistance from many academics in Malaysia due to re-training
>        costs, efforts and not wanting to sour existing relationships
>        with corporate sponsors.
> 
> Feedback and comments are appreciated.
> 
> Ditesh
> 
> 
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