"In line with the emerging awareness of open source software in
governments worldwide, the governmental information systems forum
plans a one-day seminar on the subject.
"An unlikely contribution to the Govis seminar programme will
come from Brett Roberts of Microsoft, speaking on 'the relationship
between commercial and non-commercial software,' Microsoft's own
Shared Source initiative and 'reality versus hype.'
"Govis is inviting CIOs, chief technology officers, ICT
professionals from government agencies and other interested parties
to the seminar, to be held in Wellington next month, 'so they can
make a more informed decision on OSS...'"