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ZDNet Australia: ‘No Downsides’ to Linux, Says Procurement Official

“A New South Wales (NSW) government procurement official has
publicly endorsed Linux, telling agencies the open source operating
system has ‘no downsides.’

“In an address to delegates at a NSW Department of Commerce
exhibition on Wednesday, official Cameron Parle touted the benefits
of open-source to state departments and agencies, at one stage
referring to wearing his own metaphorical ‘red hat,’ a reference to
the Linux vendor of the same name…”


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