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Motion 2008/09: Fi254 Open Source

Draft Parliamentary Decision

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| 1. Riksdagen tillkännager för regeringen som sin mening vad som anförs i
| motionen om en övergång till öppen källkod inom den offentliga sektorn.
| The parliament announces the Government's view, as stated in the motion of
| a switch to open source in the public sector.
| 2. Riksdagen tillkännager för regeringen som sin mening vad som anförs i
| motionen om att myndigheters egenproducerade kod bör tillgängliggöras som
| öppen källkod. The parliament announces the Government's view, as stated
| in the motion of the authorities' self-produced code should be made
| available as open source.
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http://translate.google.com/translat...id%3DGW02Fi254
http://www.riksdagen.se/webbnav/?nid...okid=GW02Fi254

Sweden adopted ODF and Microsoft also corrupted the country (details below).


Recent:

Red Hat scores Swedish pharmacy contract

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| Apoteket, the pharmacy network, will convert to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
| running on Intel hardware, Red Hat said. Financial terms of the deal were not
| disclosed. *
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bizj/070918/1522057.html?.v=1


Open source tour of Europe: Sweden

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| Other state projects include Apoteket Sweden’s largest state-owned pharmacy
| chain, which migrated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux at 900 pharmacies as part
| of a move to Intel hardware, and the Swedish Armed Forces’ deal with Red Hat
| to enable migrations from Windows NT to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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http://blogs.the451group.com/opensou...europe-sweden/


ODF approved as Swedish Standard

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| Without making a press release or public announcement the Swedish Standards
| Institute has formally approved ODF 1.0 as a national standard. Only the “SS”
| prefix in SS-ISO/IEC 26300:2008 give away the status of the document.
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http://www.peterkrantz.com/2008/odf-...dish-standard/


Sweden: ODF made national standard

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| The Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) approved the Open Document Format (ODF)
| as a national standard, the ODF Alliance reported this week.
|
| "Sweden now joins Brazil, Croatia, Italy, South Korea, and South Africa as
| countries whose national standards bodies have formal approved this
| standard", the ODF advocacy organisation writes in this week's newsletter.
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http://www.metamorphosis.org.mk/cont...1247/4/lang,en


Related:

Microsoft admits Swedish employee promised incentives for Open XML support

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| Microsoft Corp. admitted Wednesday that an employee at its Swedish subsidiary
| offered monetary compensation to partners for voting in favor of the Office
| Open XML document format's approval as an ISO standard.
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http://www.computerworld.com/action/...icleId=9033701


Is there a correlation between Socialism and Free Software ?

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| And as far as Sweden is concerned, it is ranked as the 4th least corrupt
| nation in the world. A clue that it's people lead contented lives. And Sweden
| enjoys an ultra low unemployment rate of around 4% which is the least in the
| European Union.
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http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com/2007/1...socialism.html


A Virtual Open Source Center to Nordic Countries

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| The initiative was confirmed during the Norwegian IT-minister Heidi
| Grande Roys' visit in Finland. The leader of COSS, Petri Rasanen,
| stated that the steady operation of COSS is a good base to build
| the international collaboration on, and for example the web site
| of the new center will be based on the COSS portal.
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http://www.swbusiness.fi/portal/news...news/?id=18528


Microsoft managed to buy the vote of Sweden in ISO?

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| When a friend of mine arrived, it was clear that it all was stuffing going on
| from Microsoft side. All Microsoft partners in Sweden was at that meeting.
| People against OOXML got an offer to leave the meeting without paying the fee
| (not becoming a member). Everyone left, including IBM that thought it all was
| a farse.
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http://stupid.domain.name/node/382


The Swedish OOXML vote has been declared invalid!

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| The swedish working group at SIS, Swedish Standards Institute, Document
| description languages SIS/TK 321/AG 17, decided in a vote on August 27, 2007,
| to vote yes to making Office Open XML an ISO standard. Today, the board of
| SIS decided to invalidate the vote. *
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http://www.os2world.com/content/view/14874/2/
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