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NewsForge: Government Day at LinuxWorld

Apr 05, 2006, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"X.org founder Leon Shiman headed up Government Day at LinuxWorld. The subconference, sponsored by Novell, Red Hat, Trusted Computer Solutions, and Microsoft, was directed at a by-invitation-only group of government movers and shakers, and designed to provide a forum to discuss issues surrounding the adoption of open source and open standards in government, including the problem of vendor lock-in. We were the only press allowed into the event.

"The first panel discussion featured Massachusetts local and state officials, who talked about their experiences with IT procurement..."

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