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ZDNet Australia: 'No Downsides' to Linux, Says Procurement Official

Sep 07, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Deare)

"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..."

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