"The great misconception about open source computing is it
doesn't truly exist in the IT industry, according to Russell
McOrmand, an Ottawa-based Internet and Linux consultant.
"McOrmand is a member of GOSLING (Getting Open Source Logic Into
Governments), a software lobby group that aims to change how
Canadian governments purchase and use proprietary software.
"'Linux is often seen as the open source poster child, which is
ironic, since it's not the most visible in its domain,' McOrmand
says, adding that government should take a leadership position on
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