[NH LoCo] I'm writing an opinion piece for the Concord Monitor -- care to weigh in?

Thomas Cantara tacantara at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 00:34:02 GMT 2010


Well, there's always the story of the French government's switch to FOSS in
their police agency.  The only government use of FOSS in US State/Federal
agencies is the adoption of Linux for use in certain military applications.

T. Cantara

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 19:06, Susan Cragin <susancragin at earthlink.net>wrote:

> I'm writing an opinion piece for the Concord Monitor.
>
> Title:  All NH taxpayer-supported computers and systems should run
> open-source software.
>
> I need examples of municipalities, states, and so on, that have switched to
> open-source successfully, and what they use.
>
> Did you use Drupal to put your town's planning-and-zoning information out?
> Does your library run Koha? Do your municipal workers use Firefox /
> OpenOffice / Thunderbird?
>
> What about schools that you are connected with? Do they run open-source
> software?
>
> Please feel free to cross-post this.
>
> The Concord Monitor has in the past given my articles good exposure, the
> state is desperate to cut costs, and this could be a good thing for
> open-source.
>
> Susan Cragin
>
>
>
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