Computerworld.NZ: Green Party's IT Man All for Open Source
Aug 25, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Given the media attention he gets in other areas, it may come
as a surprise that Nandor Tanczos is the Green Party's IT
spokesperson. But it will come as no surprise that the Greens are
big backers of open source software.
"Using language that the Greens are famous for, Tanczos sees a
future that many hard-nosed IT people might applaud.
"'There has to be the government commitment to the philosophy
underpinning open source software running through the education
system, through government purchasing, and then we start to see a
vibrant development of an open source community. That has the
potential to restore the feeling that we share this planet. That is
the way of the future...'"