News.com.au: Your Choice, NSW Tells Agencies On Open Source
Nov 01, 2004, 19:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Hayes)
"NSW Commerce Minister John Della Bosca has ruled out umpiring
government contracts in an effort to promote open source, saying
individual agencies would choose their own software.
"Despite Opposition calls for a single panel for proprietary and
open-source vendors, the Government has decided to maintain two
panels and allow agencies to select from either..."