ZDNet UK: 'Critical' Open Source Initiative to Crack Public Sector
Apr 05, 2005, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"A UK government-funded initiative aims to accelerate the use of
open source software within the public sector, through various
activities including the creation of a government-specific code
repository and a directory of open source providers.
"Mark Taylor, the executive director of the Open Source
Consortium (OSC), which is one of the organisations involved in the
initiative, said the UK public sector is lagging behind other
European countries in terms of open source take-up, but claimed
this project is likely to change that..."