NewsForge: Canada Census Developers Add Linux Support
May 15, 2006, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
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"Statistics Canada has responded to concerned free software
users by adding GNU/Linux support to the online census. While other
free operating systems remain unsupported and issues about security
and policy remain, this response is an important first step in
ensuring open access to Canadian government online services.
"As often happens in high tech, the response was left to
developers, who have been working overtime for much of the past
week to add and test support for GNU/Linux..."