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NewsForge: Government Day at LinuxWorld

“X.org founder Leon Shiman headed up Government Day at
LinuxWorld. The subconference, sponsored by Novell, Red Hat,
Trusted Computer Solutions, and Microsoft, was directed at a
by-invitation-only group of government movers and shakers, and
designed to provide a forum to discuss issues surrounding the
adoption of open source and open standards in government, including
the problem of vendor lock-in. We were the only press allowed into
the event.

“The first panel discussion featured Massachusetts local and
state officials, who talked about their experiences with IT
procurement…”

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