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Caution on that 'Call for Caution on Open Source'

May 25, 2011, 12:14 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Guardian has published a very curious piece today, entitled: 'A Call for Caution on Open Source'. It concludes:

"The UK coalition government should take considered note that the procurement of open source software buys neither governments nor taxpayers a cost- and indigestion-free lunch.

"Leaving aside the fairly obvious fact that nobody had claimed anything of the sort, it's worth exploring some of the thinking behind this post."

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