[ubuntu-uk] "Tories want open source Whitehall"
bjwebb67 at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 8 19:49:59 GMT 2007
On 08/03/07, gord <gordallott at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 14:20 +0000, Andrew Price wrote:
> > I usually stay away from politics as much as possible but I found this
> > interesting:
> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6430069.stm
> > "The government could save more than £600 million a year if it used more
> > open source software, the shadow chancellor has estimated."
> > I'm not quite sure what to think about it though.
> > --
> > Andy Price
> > IRC: welshbyte
> > http://andrewprice.me.uk
> lets not forget that parties that arn't in power will say anything to
> get you on their side so you vote for them, unless there is some solid
> policy statements (which the current Conservative party is very averse
> to making) i would take this with a pinch of salt, better yet a whole
> lake full of salt.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
What you say is true, but I was happy when I read it because it
illustrates atleast one thing - open source matters now, or at least
the number of people using it do.
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