Simos Xenitellis

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Cannot write Greek Polytonic in Linux

For up to date instructions for Greek and Greek Polytonic see How to type Greek, Greek Polytonic in Linux. The following text is kept for historical purposes. Greek and Greek Polytonic now works in Linux, using the default Greek layout. General Update: If you have Ubuntu 8.10, Fedora 10 or a similarly new distribution, then …

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OOXML voting process and controversy

By the end of this month, the ITC 1/SC 34 Technical Committee (ISO) will be voting on whether to accept or not OOXML as an ISO standard. The voting countries (Participating countries) are   Brazil (ABNT) Bulgaria (BDS) China (SAC) Colombia (ICONTEC) Cyprus (CYS) Czech Republic (CNI) Côte-d’Ivoire (CODINORM) Denmark (DS) Finland (SFS) France (AFNOR) …

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Google News στα ελληνικά!

To Google News έχει τώρα έκδοση ειδικά για την Ελλάδα. Η υπηρεσία είναι σε δοκιμαστική κατάσταση (Beta). Περιλαμβάνει ειδήσεις από τις ηλεκτρονικές εκδόσεις εφημερίδων, ειδησεογραφικούς δικτυακούς τόπους και άλλες πηγές. Αν κάποιος δικτυακός τόπος θέλει να προσφέρει τις ειδήσεις του, μπορεί να δει τη σχετική σελίδα για του εκδότες. Simossimos.info

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Say No to OOXML

Click on the image above to visit the petition page. I copy here the terms of the petition to say no on the standardisation of MSOOXML at ISO. I ask the national members of ISO to vote “NO” in the ballot of ISO DIS 29500 (Office OpenXML or OOXML format) for the following reasons: There …

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OpenVistA information system for hospitals and medical care

It is quite common to expect the availability of free and open-source software for common needs, such as an operating system and an office suite. What is the situation when your needs are much more advanced? Such as, when you are looking for an information system for a hospital? Luckily, there is such a software …

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What’s wrong with health care systems?

It is generally quite easy to create a blog using one of those online services such as Blogspot. In fact many people create a blog and after a couple of posts they lose interest and neglect to update it. There is a blog I would like to draw your attention to, http://fakellaki.blogspot.com/. This blog was …

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