Governments and open source: never the twain shall meet

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 3, 2009 1:56 PM EDT
iTWire; By Sam Varghese
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The most recent such pronouncement came from the British authorities last week with a statement that the use of open source software in the public service would be accelerated. The more significant statement about this policy was that open source software would be adopted "when it delivers best value for money". You can be sure that companies like Microsoft are already doing the sums to make the right offer which offers "best value for money."

[Belated Editor's Note: Warning, reading this article may make you want to punch your monitor.. - Scott]

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