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OU and MS Office 2007

OU and MS Office 2007

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The Chairman of the OSC, Gerry Gavigan, has written to Professor Brenda Gourley, the Vice Chancellor of the Open University to express disappointment that the OU is supporting an office suite that goes against so much of the tradition of the OU and to encourage the OU to consider implementing ICT policies that are closer to the original objectives of the University.

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OSC responds to UK COI

OSC response to UK COI

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The OSC has responded to the Public consultation on browser standards for public sector websites issued by the UK COI (Central Office of Information).

“We consider the suggested approach based on supporting specific browsers and / or operating systems to be misguided … [rather] the COI should actively promote the exclusive use of W3C standards on public sector websites.”

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