"The New Zealand Ministry for Justice believes that open source
software is a more stable, supportable, and cost-effective choice
compared to proprietary solutions.
"In the report, which can be found on the New Zealand Open
Source Society site, the Ministry addresses traditional concerns
about open source, and concludes that although 'open source
software (OSS) was once an extraordinary way of thinking, limited
to academia and small guerrilla projects in a community of hackers'
it 'can lead to a more stable, supportable, and cost-effective IT
environment, and should be pursued for pragmatic reasons...'"
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