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From September 2007 on, every federal government department must be able to '''read''' OpenDocument documents. From September 2008 on, all '''exchanges''' of revisable documents (texts, presentations, spreadsheets) between federal government agencies must occur in ODF. This does not affect exchanges of documents with other government agencies (on regional, municipal or European level) and also does not affect exchanges of documents with citizens and companies.<ref>Techworld. (2006) [http://www.techworld.com/applications/news/index.cfm?newsID=6335&pagtype=all Belgium adopts OpenDocument]. (Accessed on [[August 29]] [[2006]].)</ref> However, Belgium is leaving the door open for Office Open XML.<ref>CNET News.com. (2006) [http://news.com.com/2100-7344_3-6087275.html Belgian government chooses OpenDocument]. (Accessed on [[August 29]] [[2006]].)</ref>
From September 2007 on, every federal government department must be able to '''read''' OpenDocument documents. From September 2008 on, all '''exchanges''' of revisable documents (texts, presentations, spreadsheets) between federal government agencies must occur in ODF. This does not affect exchanges of documents with other government agencies (on regional, municipal or European level) and also does not affect exchanges of documents with citizens and companies.<ref>Techworld. (2006) [http://www.techworld.com/applications/news/index.cfm?newsID=6335&pagtype=all Belgium adopts OpenDocument]. (Accessed on [[August 29]] [[2006]].)</ref> However, Belgium is leaving the door open for Office Open XML.<ref>CNET News.com. (2006) [http://news.com.com/2100-7344_3-6087275.html Belgian government chooses OpenDocument]. (Accessed on [[August 29]] [[2006]].)</ref>
=== Bulgaria ===
Announced on 1 July 2016 that all software developed for the government must be open source.<ref name="Noisette">Thierry Noisette, "Chic le gouvernement choisit le logiciel libre. Zut, c’est en Bulgarie.", 6 July 2016</ref>


=== Finland ===
=== Finland ===


Finland's Ministry of Justice has chosen OpenOffice.org and thus the OpenDocument format as their main document format from the beginning of 2007. The decision was made after deep research of ODF possibilities. Other ministries may follow.<ref>[http://www.om.fi Oikeusministeriö - Justitieministeriet - Etusivu]</ref>
Finland's Ministry of Justice has chosen OpenOffice.org and thus the OpenDocument format as their main document format from the beginning of 2007. The decision was made after deep research of ODF possibilities. Other ministries may follow.<ref>[http://www.om.fi Oikeusministeriö - Justitieministeriet - Etusivu]</ref>
=== France ===
As of July 2016, only the gendarmerie had completely moved to LibreOffice.<ref name="Noisette" />


=== Germany ===
=== Germany ===
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The City of [[Munich]] has already migrated 5000 desktops to OpenOffice.org (Oct. 2007, 10.000 will follow) while migrating as a whole to Linux.<ref>www.muenchen.de/limux</ref>
The City of [[Munich]] has already migrated 5000 desktops to OpenOffice.org (Oct. 2007, 10.000 will follow) while migrating as a whole to Linux.<ref>www.muenchen.de/limux</ref>
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=== Italy ===
By 2020, the Italian Department of Defense is slated to have converted to LibreOffice.<ref name="Noisette" />


=== Netherlands ===
=== Netherlands ===

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