07/09/2015 16:13

Netherlands government hosts 11th ODF plugfest

On september 15th and 16th 2015 the Netherlands government will be hosting the 11th ODF plugfest, organised by OpenDoc Society. ODF helps to create a level playing field for suppliers of all sizes, increase productivity and competitiveness and  make large cumulative savings for citizens, businesses and taxpayers. The event will be held in the Royal Library in The Hague.

The ODF plugfests are an ongoing series of vendor-neutral events, bringing together implementers and stakeholders of the standard.he goal is to achieve maximum interoperability by running scenario-based tests in a hands-on manner and discuss new and proposed features of the Open Document Format specification.

Lead architects from commercial and open source products, members of the OASIS ODF TC's and technical experts from national and regional governments will be present. Plugfests have been held in a number of countries across Europe since 2009, when the first ODF plugfest was launched in The Hague by the Netherlands Minister of Foreign Trade at the time, Frank Heemskerk.

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