Open Document Format Archive

EU coalition urges EU to push back against gate keeping by Microsoft, files official complaint

Brussels, November 26 – A coalition of EU software and cloud businesses joined Nextcloud GmbH in respect of their formal complaint to the European Commission about Microsoft’s anti-competitive behavior in respect of its OneDrive (cloud) offering. In

ODF 1.3 is an OASIS Standard

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce that LibreOffice’s native document format – the OpenDocument Format for Office Applications (ODF) 1.3 – has been approved as OASIS Standard with 14 affirmative consents and no objections. ODF

Update from the ODF Technical Committee

While waiting for the official publication of ODF (OpenDocument) 1.3 as an OASIS Standard, after the approval of the ODF Technical Committee Draft at the end of April 2021, there are a few news updates

FOSDEM 2021: LibreOffice DevRoom Call for Papers

FOSDEM 2021 will be a virtual event, taking place online on Saturday, February 6, and Sunday, February 7 (https://fosdem.org/2021/). The LibreOffice DevRoom is scheduled for Sunday, February 7, from 9AM to 7PM (times

20 Years of the FOSS Office Suite

Twenty years ago, on July 19, 2000, Sun Microsystems announced at O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Monterey, California, the release of the source code of its StarOffice Suite to the open source community. Thus

Document Freedom Day 2020