April 13, 2005

Government to use open source to break lock-ins

Anonymous Reader writes "IT vendors pushing costly proprietary software lock-ins have been warned that feeding at the $4.2 billion IT trough of the Australian taxpayer is over... Due to be officially released at the Open Computing in Government conference in Canberra next week, the government guide to open source is the most exhaustive analysis and evaluation of open source for use in government to date."

Link: computerworld.com.au


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