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LinuxWorld Australia: Govt Agency Learns a Lesson in Open Source

Aug 14, 2003, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Deare)

"Education.au, an IT government agency for education, has turned to open source software to develop Web services for its flagship portal.

"Owned by federal, state and territory IT ministers, Education.au develops and manages online services that provide information to aid teaching and research.

"The Adelaide-based agency runs the Education Network Australia Web site, EdNA Online, a directory and database for Web-based education resources.

"Formed in 1996, EdNA Online consists of 18,000 evaluated resources, with 350,000 (linked) indexed resources, and receives about 4.5 million hits per month, said education.au CEO Gerry White..."

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