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NZ Ministry of Justice: We Want Open Source

Dec 13, 2007, 22:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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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