Italian Association is born: Press release

The Italian Native-Lang Project (PLIO) invites you to its first press conference in Italy.

“ grows up”

PLIO today becomes an Association, reveals its programs for 2007 and supplies evaluations of’s market penetration.
With 2.0 market acceptance improved just everywhere, as shown by the last six months results, and Italy is doing really well.
Such growth demands a better allocation and management of existing resources, requiring an organization able to hold system-wide conversations. For this reason, PLIO’s members – till now a group of volunteers – decided to found an Association of volunteers to better address growing market needs.

The Association will be responsible for fund raising and to allocate resources for commons production. Panel will include:

  • Davide Dozza, Association’s President and Co-Maintainer of of the Italian Native-Lang Project,
  • Andrea Pescetti, Co-Maintainer of the Italian Native-Lang Project and Quality assurance responsible,
  • Italo Vignoli, Councilman and Marketing responsible

PLIO, the Italian Native-Lang Project, is the Italian community of volunteers who develop, support and promote the open-source office productivity suite, supports the Open Document Format for Office applications (standard ISO/IEC 26300) and is available on major computing platforms in over 90 languages, available to 90% of the world-wide population in their own mother tongue. is provided under the GNU Lesser General Public Licence (LGPL), can be legally used in any context.

PLIO, Progetto Linguistico Italiano
“Vola e fai volare con i gabbiani di usalo, copialo e regalalo, è legale!”

For further information: Italo Vignoli (+39.348.5653829),