[NZOSS-Openchat] Open Source, Open Standards and Re–Use: Government Action Plan

Don don at catalyst.net.nz
Wed Feb 25 09:15:31 NZDT 2009


Er, apologies,

here is the link

http://www.cio.gov.uk/transformational_government/open_source/index.asp


On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 08:53 +1300, Don wrote:
> #ukgovOSS
> 
> UK Government announce an action plan to increase the pace of FOSS
> uptake.
> 
> Some key sentences from TFA:
> 
> "Open Source has been one of the most significant cultural developments
> in IT and beyond over the last two decades"
> 
> "the Open Source movement has given leadership to new thinking about
> intellectual property rights and the availability of information for re–
> use by others."
> 
> "Over the past five years many government departments have shown that
> Open Source can be best for the taxpayer – in our web services, in the
> NHS and in other vital public services.
> 
> But we need to increase the pace:"
> 
> w00t!
> 
> Cheers
> Don
> 
> 
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