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Re: [vox] [fwd] California AB 1668 [mandate open document formatsfor the California state government]



>    (b) Beginning on or after January 1, 2008, state agencies shall
> start to become equipped to accept all documents in an open,
> XML-based file format for office applications, and shall not adopt a
> file format used by only one entity.


Seems to be well-meaning, but I understand the language as mandating
specifically XML  for "all documents". What about OggVorbis or PNG?



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