Monthly Archive:: October 2008

22 Oct 2008

Venezuela adopts ODF as National Standard

Speaking at the Second ODF Workshop in Pretoria, South Africa, Carlos Gonzalez of the National Center of Information Technologies, announced that the Venezuelan government had formally adopted ODF as a standard for the “processing, exchange and storage
20 Oct 2008

Sometimes someone at Microsoft…

Sometimes someone at Microsoft releases an interview which is worth reading. Two small excerpts: For example, it is harder and harder to continue to define the world of software as a world divided between open source companies
15 Oct 2008

This is not a Guinness, but is definitely a world record

During the second day of availability of 3.0, the suite has been downloaded 620.000 times at worldwide level (all languages, all flavours) and 50.000 times in Italy (the Italian version). This brings the total for the
5 Oct 2008 four million downloads in the last twelve months

Sometimes today, a sunny Italian Sunday, someone will download for the fourth million time the Italian version of In the same timeframe, the number of PCs sold in Italy has been around six million. Of course,
1 Oct 2008

Charles H. Schulz and Microsoft at the Italian OOo Conference

The Italian OOo Conference will happen next Friday, October 3, in Bolzano, one of the geographical areas where open source software is most widely adopted, with solutions in place in the Italian schools – the region is