[ubuntu-uk] [Fwd: [SWLUG] Open government IT projects]

Steve Hill steve at nexusuk.org
Mon Jan 22 20:23:45 GMT 2007

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007, alan c wrote:

> Alistair Crust wrote:
>> Similar idea to the bill referenced in:
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/05/19/ms_in_peruvian_opensource_nightmare/
>> a very good read !
> absolutely. I chanced across it recently and even though it took ages
> to read (long) it was quite riveting!

Indeed, that is a very interesting article that I hadn't seen before - 
thank you for pointing it out.  Although I wasn't really suggesting that 
the government should never use propriatory software - the petition was 
only intended to cover code explicitly developed for government projects.


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