[ubuntu-uk] Update 2012- Re: Fwd: [Ossg-announcements] Adoption of Open Source across HM Government – London 22/02/11 and 01/03/11]]

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Thu Apr 19 08:35:19 UTC 2012


On 14/04/12 15:37, alan c wrote:
[...]

> Update 2012:
> 
> Proprietary lobby triumphs in first open standards showdown
> http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/public-sector/2012/04/proprietary-lobby-triumphs-in.html

A round table meeting 'Insiders' view:
http://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/An-insiders-view-on-the-government-open-standards-consultation?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Shortened link:
http://bit.ly/J35krS

My summary:
Open Standards policy is detrimental to innovation and competition
Doubts exist about policy being compatible with European policies etc

If  you, kind reader, have not yet filled in anything on the survey
PLEASE do so NOW?
http://consultation.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/openstandards/
-- 
alan cocks



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