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LCA 2010: Kiwis to give FOSS desktop a go

Jan 25, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"New Zealand will begin a test of a homegrown free and open source desktop solution next month, with the Horizons Regional Council to be one of the guinea pigs, according to the president of the country's open source society.

"Don Christie told iTWire today that 14 government agencies had joined the project which looked for an alternative desktop solution, with each providing some financial input.

"The council in question is in the middle of the North Island. Additionally, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and New Zealand Post will be part of the trial."

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