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GOSCON 07: An Open Balance

Oct 16, 2007, 12:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"Here at the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON), Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, gave the opening keynote to a crowd of 200 at--literally--the crack of dawn.

"Despite the early hour, his talk was well-received by attendees, which--after the standard 'who the heck is the Linux Foundation?' intro--delved into the use of open source in government.

"Interestingly, Zemlin told the government IT audience that in the course of adopting new technologies, the fact that any given application is open source should not be the main determining factor..."

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