ZDNet Australia: Aust Open Source Community Launches National Body
Mar 02, 2004, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Australia's open source community has established a new body to
boost the uptake of free and open source software in the country's
corporate, government and education markets.
"Prominent open source activist Con Zymaris told ZDNet Australia
the new body--Open Source Industry Australia (OSIA)--would tackle
business issues associated with free and open source software,
including risk assessment, migration and procurement.
"Zymaris said OSIA would fill a gap in the market not presently
covered by existing organisations, whose aims related mainly to the
technical and community aspects of free and open source