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Re: [tdf-discuss] The City Hall of Vieira do Minho adopts Free Software (LibreOffice)


2012/3/10 <mcandeias@cm-vminho.pt>

PRESS RELEASE

The City Hall of Vieira do Minho adopts Free Software (LibreOffice)

The City Hall of Vieira do Minho has definitively adopted the productivity
software LibreOffice around its computing park. This productivity package
includes Writer, word processing and editing of web pages, Calc
(Spreadsheet), creating and editing spreadsheets, Impress, creating and
editing multimedia presentations, Draw, creating and editing drawings,
diagrams and graphs , Base (Database), creating and editing Databases and
Math (Equation Editor).

With this change to a Free Software, besides the lack of a financial
burden due to the inexistence of licensing (Free Software), this City Hall
has adopted open standards in accordance with Law 36/2011 of 21 June. It
has also started the standardization and universality of digital formats in
the files used by the City Hall and its residents.

This type of software enables the use of a variety of operating systems
for use of various tools, it has been adopted internationally with very
positive and encouraging results, it has the ability to import / export
various proprietary formats (Word files, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
and establishes the native creation of PDF files. Other interesting feature
of the software is to be fully in Portuguese and have writing tools also in
Portuguese.

Regarding the management of employees ' electronic mail, the City Hall has
adopted the Thunderbird program, also a Free Software.
With this measure, the City Hall of Vieira do Minho aims to demonstrate
that the definitive adoption of free software in many areas of public
administration is not only desirable but also essential for a more modern
and financially sustainable Public Service.


Vieira do Minho March 8, 2012

Communication Office


Encouraging !...

Henri

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