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ZDNet UK: Researcher Slams Open-Source Compulsion

Sep 24, 2003, 23:30 (15 Talkback[s])
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"Efforts to legislate the use of open-source software in government agencies have been criticised by a veteran IT researcher.

"'Legislation for open source is ridiculous,' said Bruce McCabe, managing director of research firm S2 Intelligence.

"'Why should open-source software get preferential treatment in government?,' McCabe asked..."

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