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Computerworld.NZ: Open Source? Er, Maybe ...

Jun 19, 2002, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Bell)

"Don't expect open source software to be an issue in the forthcoming election. Computerworld asked pertinent politicians from the two major parties about open source in government and neither committed himself.

"IT Minister Paul Swain's spokesman passed the buck to Trevor Mallard (as state services minister, responsible for e-government).

"'The government has no position for or against open source at this stage,' Mallard says, though he claims other governments' actions regarding open source are being followed with interest.

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