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UK: Open document formats for government documents

Alexandra Oettler // July 23, 2014

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The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, announced on July 22, 2014 that open standards were selected for sharing and viewing government documents. The selected standards are: PDF/A and HTML for viewing documents and ODF for sharing or collaborating on government documents. These standards will come into effect straight away for all new projects.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Alexandra Oettler

Alexandra Oettler has worked for years as a freelance journalist in the areas of software, print and media. Her work is regularly published in specialist journals on the subject of prepress in practice, software technology and financial developments in the publishing sector. She  writes news and background reports for the online editions of several journals. She also is author of “PDF/A …

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Alexandra Oettler

Alexandra Oettler has worked for years as a freelance journalist in the areas of software, print and media. Her work is …

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