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Old 17th May 2006, 12:03 AM   #1
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Default Open Source news

Sun to release Java code to open source:

Microsoft Office will support the OpenDocument Format even if Microsoft doesn't:

And Microsoft doesn't like it (podcast):

But it seems everyone's getting in on the Open source act:

Sony on the Playstation 3:
Microsoft (sometimes):,00.htm
Nokia: - a Linux-based mobile phone/tablet thingy
IBM: whose office suite will support OpenDocument, but will not be open source. Yet. IBM runs many open source projects.

even a couple you wouldn't think about:

The BBC:
Open Source Cola:

Yeah, I know it's geeky.
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Old 17th May 2006, 10:44 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Alan
Yeah, I know it's geeky.
You are right there Alan!
Try this for size. I was looking for an explanation of XML and came upon it.

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