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SA Government’s OSS Plans Revealed

“Doctor Daniel Mashao, the chief technology officer at Sita (the
South African State Information Technology Agency), announced the
launch of the government-wide free and open source programme at the
GovTech conference on Thursday.

“While many welcomed the February announcement of government’s
intention to adopt and promote open source software, the subsequent
months saw disillusionment within the open source community that
very little had actually happened…”

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