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LinuxPlanet: Clear Open Standards Or Ambiguity in Massachusetts?

Jan 29, 2004, 17:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"Rhetoric warmed up earlier this month as the Massachusetts Information Technology Division finalized their new open standards policy, outlining acquisition guidelines for the future.

"The original draft policies have been broken up into three related documents in an effort to clarify definitions, roles and responsibilities regarding new information technology systems acquisitions.

"What is left at the end of the day may be more ambiguity than answers, if the concerns of a proprietary software lobbyist group have merit..."

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