Open Source Snub in UK Schools
Jun 13, 2008, 14:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The open source community was bitterly disappointed today after
the UK appointed an unknown consultancy to run an historic
programme of advocacy in schools.
"International big hitters had piled behind UK open source
houses bidding for a Becta contract to set up an open source
community in the schools sector. It was seen as a breakthrough--an
indication that convicted monopolist Microsoft was losing its grip
on the sector..."