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The National Business Review: IRD Goes Open Source; SSC Wants Govt to Follow

Oct 18, 2005, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Laurence Millar, Deputy Commissioner for information and communication technologies at the State Services Commission is pushing open source software as an alternative to 'proprietary' (read: Microsoft) solutions.

"He spoke today welcoming an all-of-government license agreement between the Department of Inland Revenue and Novell, saying 'this agreement marks increased opportunities for government agencies, giving them greater flexibility and freedom in their choice of software...'"

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