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    Becta Goes Open Source

    Article at The Inquirer about Becta launching a programme to get schools to adopt open source software.

    Open source trumps Microsoft in UK schools - The INQUIRER

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    About time we saw some weight thrown behind the issue, we'll see if it comes to anything.

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    At long last... excellent news

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    About time too Now all we need is Capita and so called educational software houses to recognise OS as a viable alternative to MS

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    MS are hot on the heels, doing something becta asked them to do eons ago:

    Microsoft Office 2007 to Support ODF - and not OOXML
    Shame it took a referral to the EU

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd View Post
    MS are hot on the heels, doing something becta asked them to do eons ago:

    Microsoft Office 2007 to Support ODF - and not OOXML
    Shame it took a referral to the EU
    Er not quite.


    Groklaw - Microsoft Supporting ODF? -- Close, But No Cigar

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    Best news ive heard in the education sector for a very long while

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