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Open Source Snub in UK Schools

Jun 13, 2008, 14:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Ballard)

"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..."

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