VNUnet: Europe Picks Penguin to Link Government IT
Jul 18, 2003, 19:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Williams)
"A European Commission working paper on linking national
government IT systems across Europe is recommending open source
"The paper, Linking up Europe: the Importance of
Interoperability for E-government Services, stressed that the
planned European interoperability framework should be 'based on
open standards and encourage the use of open source software.'
"Andy Butler, vice president at analyst Gartner, described it as
'a loaded statement' which will be 'very provocative...'"