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Official says he should have consulted disabled

November 1, 2005

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The official who wants to change the way state agencies store electronic data said he blundered by not consulting activists for disabled people. ''Shame on me," said Massachusetts' chief information officer, Peter Quinn, during a state Senate committee hearing on his plan to require executive offices to store files in a new format called OpenDocument. Microsoft Corp. , whose popular ... (Full article: 725 words)

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