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Washington Technology: Open Source Riles Software Makers

Oct 28, 2003, 21:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Willian Welsh)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"A decision by the state of Massachusetts to shift to open-computing standards and consider open-source software as part of that strategy has many software companies concerned about their future business with the state.

"While open standards are on their way to becoming part of a mainstream government technology, the mere mention that a state would use open-source software has the industry in an uproar..."

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