Richard Andrews

Richard Andrews

Interest in open standards:

  • Advocate of open standards in government and education.
  • Free software developer.
  • Frequent user of open standards and free software.

Track record:

  • Unsuccessful in lobbying attempt with Standards Australia over OOXML
  • Unsuccessful in lobbying the Australian Taxation Office to fully release linux (java) app (which is known to exist but which they deny exists).
  • Submitted paper advocating open standards in the Australian Government's recent Productivity and Innovation Review.
  • Contributor to

Declaration of interests:

  • None that I am aware of.

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Short bio

  • PhD in electrical engineering/computer science
  • System Architect and Principal Engineer in wireless comms
  • Free software developer: