ZDNet Australia: 'No Downsides' to Linux, Says Procurement Official
Sep 07, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"A New South Wales (NSW) government procurement official has
publicly endorsed Linux, telling agencies the open source operating
system has 'no downsides.'
"In an address to delegates at a NSW Department of Commerce
exhibition on Wednesday, official Cameron Parle touted the benefits
of open-source to state departments and agencies, at one stage
referring to wearing his own metaphorical 'red hat,' a reference to
the Linux vendor of the same name..."