European Open Source Observatory Monthly news: Europarlement, Germany, France, Netherlands

The SEMIC.EU event, scheduled for June 17, 2008 in Brussels, will feature the official launch of the SEMIC.EU website.

In November 2007, the Semantic Interoperability Centre Europe (SEMIC.EU) opened its virtual doors to the public and can now be accessed through the new website http://www.semic.eu.
The SEMIC.EU project aims to build a European platform for interoperability assets and services available to the public sector and its stakeholders in Europe, focusing on semantic – ie. content -interoperability.

The communication platform will facilitate the creation of expert communities, and will provide a public web repository on semantic interoperability issues.

Some month’s news on the IDABC Open Source Observatory:

FR: Marseille to switch to OpenOffice

DE: Hospital cuts costs with Open Source

EU: Europarlement testing Ubuntu, OpenOffice and Firefox

NL: Use of Open Source software requires no European IT tenders

 

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