The mission of "openGov" is to create a free and open forum on a private/personal basis to discuss and foster the use of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS), with members mainly coming from the Belgian public services.
The members of the French parliament say switching to an Open Source
desktop was less complicated than they anticipated, says April, a
French association to promote Open Source software.
MP and their assistants have been using the GNU/Linux distribution
Ubuntu for one year, and April today published on their website three
video interviews with French MPs. The interviews were done by CIO
Online, April today provided the transcription.
In afwachting van service pack 2 voor MS-Office 2007 - dat net als OpenOffice.org het inmiddels welbekende OpenDocument Format zal ondersteunen - is er alvast een nieuwe versie van de ODF converter beschikbaar waarmee men ODF-bestanden kan openen en bewaren in MS-Office.