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ZDNet UK: Open Source Awareness Growing in Scotland

Aug 26, 2005, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"A member of the Scottish Parliament claimed on Thursday that there is growing support for open source software in the Scottish public sector, but warned that awareness in the Scottish Executive and Parliament is still limited.

"Patrick Harvie, a Green MSP for Glasgow said: 'Within the parliament, few people are aware of the issue, but there are an increasing number of civil servants who recognise there's an opportunity to save money for the public sector by using open source instead of licensed software...'"

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