Time to dispel open source myths, says Liam Maxwell

“Open source and open standards are the direction for UK
government IT, the civil servant leading the government’s
technology change agenda has said, reports The Register.

“Liam Maxwell, Cabinet Office director of ICT futures, said that
open source has grown up and it’s time to dispel lingering
misconceptions about this technology and development process.

“Maxwell told the Intellect 2012 conference in London: ‘Open
source software is not three guys in a shed anymore. There are a
lot of misconceptions about open source but open source is the
future model for delivering IT.'”

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