Yahoo!/TechWeb: Massachusetts Senator Hails Compromise On Open-Source Effort
Jan 24, 2005, 20:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"A Massachusetts state senator who had complained about the
state government's effort to promote open-source software at the
expense of proprietary software has hailed the state's effort to
reach a compromise over future software purchases by the state.
Under a new iteration of the state's IT policy, products from
proprietary software suppliers like Microsoft have a clearer path
"'It's now clear that all participants in the software industry
will be able to participate in bidding for state contracts,' said
Senator Marc Pacheco in an interview..."