CERN Computing Seminar

ODF Advocacy Project and experiences migrating organisations to LibreOffice

by Italo Vignoli (Open Source Initiative)

Europe/Zurich
31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre (CERN)

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre

CERN

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Description

The ODF Advocacy project works to create awareness and educate the world about the benefits of using the OpenDocument Format OASIS Standard (also published as ISO/IEC 26300).

ODF is an XML-based file format for personal productivity applications such as office suites, word processors, text/document editors, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Use of ODF guarantees access to your data forever, ensuring that data can be transferred between different computers and operating systems, without having to worry about vendor lock-in or license fees.

About the speaker

Italo Vignoli is Chair of the ODF Advocacy Open Project at OASIS, an alumni director at Open Source Initiative, a founding member of The Document Foundation and Associazione LibreItalia, and the Chairman Emeritus of the latter.

He also has extended experience in migrating organisations to LibreOffice.

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