Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Massachusetts adopts Open XML

Filed under
OSS

The commonwealth of Massachusetts has officially thrown its weight behind Microsoft's Office Open XML format along with the OASIS Open Document Format.

The decision was included in Massachusetts’s ratification of its Enterprise Technical Reference Model (ETRM) 4.0, which had been out for public review since July 2 and garnered 460 comments from individuals and organizations.

“The Commonwealth continues on its path toward open, XML-based document formats without reflecting a vendor or commercial bias in ETRM v4.0,” wrote Henry Dormitzer, undersecretary of administration and finance in Massachusetts’s Department of Revenue, in a posting on Massachusetts’s Information Technology Division Web site.

More Here and Here.




More in Tux Machines

Phoronix on Graphics

Leftovers: Software

Emulation or WINE

Fedora: The Latest

  • New "remi-php71" repository
  • PHP on the road to the 7.1.0 release
  • First round of Fedora 24 Updated Lives now available. (torrents expected later this week)
    As noted by my colleague on his blog the first round of F24 Updated Lives are now available and carry the date 20160720, Also as mentioned last week on his blog F23 Respins are not going to be actively made, however we and the rest of the volunteer team will field off-off requests as time and resources permit. We are considering a new/second tracker for the Updated Spins but as of today there are only .ISO files available at https://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/live-respins [shortlink] F24 Live-Respins . The F24 respins carry the 4.6.4-200 Kernel and roughly ~500M of updates since the Gold ISOs were released just 5 weeks ago. (some ISOs have more updates, some less)