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ZDNet Australia: Analyst Blasts Open-Source Legislation

Sep 16, 2003, 02:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fran Foo)

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"'Legislation for open source is ridiculous,' said Bruce McCabe, managing director of research firm S2 Intelligence.

"Why should open-source software get preferential treatment in government, McCabe asked.

"He said it's imperative for the purchasing habits of government agencies to change. 'It's about education and not legislation,' he told reporters at an IT conference in Brisbane..."

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