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Sydney Morning Herald: Open Source Advocacy Group Set Up in Victoria

Dec 04, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"Victoria now has its own Open Source advocacy group. Open Source Victoria will aim to educate the State's business and government leaders about the benefits of using Open Source software for both server and desktop environments, Con Zymaris, one of the main people behind the group, said today.

"He said the group would meet the need for a state-level organisation to provide information to small or large corporate or state government bodies which were looking to move from proprietary solutions but had no idea about the alternatives on offer.

"Information about alternatives would be free, with both the pros and cons listed. If there was further interest, then a list of vendors who could offer the services would be provided..."

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