[ox-en] European Commission publishes "Open Source Migration Guidelines"
- From: Stefan Merten <smerten oekonux.de>
- Date: Sat, 08 Nov 2003 15:36:50 +0100
The IDA Open Source Migration Guidelines provide practical and
detailed recommendations on how to migrate to Open Source Software
(OSS)-based office applications, calendaring, e-mail and other
They have been developed with guidance from public sector IT experts
from Denmark, Finland, Italy, Germany, Malta, the Netherlands,
Spain, Sweden, and Turkey. The relevance and readability of the
Migration Guidelines were validated with the help of the regional
authorities of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
The document is available at
These guidelines have been designed to help public administrators
decide whether a migration to OSS should be undertaken and describe,
in broad technical terms, how such a migration could be carried out.
They are based on practical experience of a limited number of
publicly available case studies, and cover a wide range of
management and technical
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