Canadian Gov RFI on FOSS

Darcy Casselman dscassel at
Thu Feb 5 11:55:36 UTC 2009

I think it's a good idea, but man, talk about setting up for failure.

As we've seen recently on this list, it's kind of hard to sell people
on free software if all they care about is price.


On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Corey Burger <corey.burger at> wrote:
> Seems our Government is asking "Industry" to send it information about
> FOSS and has put out an RFI about it:
> I propose we (as ubuntu-ca) write up a response and send it off under
> the name of Ubuntu Canada. We can be sure that MS and all the little
> lobby groups are going to do so, so getting in there soon is a good
> thing.
> Thoughts?
> Corey
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