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The Oregonian: An Opening for Open-Source Software

“You can tell open-source software is no longer a geeky movement
of Windows renegades when so many of its users actually wear ties.
A flock of them, mostly public-sector employees, have descended on
Portland this week to discuss how using unlicensed, open-source
software can save their departments money and help them operate
more efficiently.

“Officials of various cities and states, including the Oregon
departments of Transportation, Corrections and Human Services, are
gathered at GOSCON 05 (Government Open Source Conference) to
discuss open source, from its collaborative development process to
the business case for using it…”


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