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NewsForge: Citizens Against Government Waste vs. Massachusetts OpenDocument Decision

Oct 07, 2005, 19:00 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) is warning of the interoperability disadvantages and long-term higher costs of open standards and open source software again, this time calling the Massachusetts directive adopting the OpenDocument format as standard for the state 'bad procurement policy.'

"CAGW has swiped at open source software, and Massachusetts' affinity for it, in the past. The group also has a long history of going to bat for Microsoft in its struggles with antitrust suits..."

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