Netherlands Adopts Open-Source Software
Dec 14, 2007, 13:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Toby Sterling)
"The Dutch government has set a soft deadline of April 2008 for
its agencies to start using open-source software--freely
distributed programs that anyone can modify--the Netherlands
Economic Affairs Ministry said Thursday.
"Government organizations will still be able to use proprietary
software and formats but will have to justify it under the new
policy, ministry spokesman Edwin van Scherrenburg said..."