Commissione europea e open standard … source … cosa?

Punto informatico (http://punto-informatico.it/3839217/PI/News/ue-open-che-fa-risparmiare.aspx) and theinquirer.net (http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2277311/european-commission-foresees-eur11bn-savings-from-open-standards) talks about an direction approved by European Commission on adoption of open standars, then later, they use open source, as synonimous. Some time ago I had an argue in linkedin during which I sustained that public administration should adopt opensource software because it is open and cheap, a microsoft supporter […]

Unesco World Heritage List

Ok, following https://mapping.withgoogle.com/course I can not find a good export of unesco world heritage sites, interested in Italy. first step is to download xml format (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/xml/), use an online service to translate to csv (http://xmlgrid.net/xml2text.html), save it (download), then transform from dos to unix, import in libreoffice calc (google docs does not work), saved as ods format, […]