LinuxPlanet: Linux in Canada: Are We Going Open Source Yet?
Jul 22, 2002, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dee-Ann LeBlanc)
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"I'm from the U.S. but I moved to Canada about eight years ago.
Since I've been doing all of this research into what's happening
with governments and open source lately, I also can't resist a
chance to dig around on my chosen home turf.
"What I found is that there's a will, but that no one's quite
found the way yet.
"For instance, most people don't think of 'Canadians' and
'activists' in the same sentence. Canadians are typically thought
of as a low-key people who might just be too polite to get out
there and try to fire up change. When I started writing this
article, I was pulling together as many arguments for why there are
definitely Canadian activists out there as I could. But as I finish
it, I see that maybe Canadian open source activists are a bit too