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Computerworld New Zealand: Open Source Day for Govt IT Chiefs

Aug 05, 2003, 05:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"An open source consciousness-raising effort for government IT chiefs in Wellington today will include a Microsoft effort to define terms.

"Microsoft, IBM, Sun and the Open Source Society are expected to be represented at the event, which is being staged by Govis, the government IT managers' forum. According to organiser Mike Pearson, the event has attracted about 80 people, well up on the usual 50 or so attendees.

"Microsoft spokesman Brett Roberts says he'll be trying to pull discussion on open source development from its polarised positions closer to a middle ground..."

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