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NewsForge: Open Source and Politics Ride the Same Bus

Oct 20, 2005, 22:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"A recent bus trip and tour of Oregon State University's Open Source Lab (OSL), and its cavernous collection of 'the most important racks in open source,' had political and technological progressives sitting side by side.

"The Bus Project, a progressive political non-profit organization, got together with the Portland Open Source Software Entrepreneurs (POSSE) and others in Portland's open source community, and organized the three-hour trip to OSL to illustrate the need for change in politics and software. Part of the trip's purpose was to highlight the recent Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) held mid-month in Portland.

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