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17 Mar 2004

Rossendale - Open Source?

Like with many governments, the UK is starting to look at open source software as a method of keeping costs down and quality up. Recently, several high profile project have looked at open source software, though some are probably just bargaining chips against closed source vendors like Microsoft.

Today, in The Register, I saw a report that my home town is one to lead a consortium of local authorities to investigate open source software - UK gov backs £1m blueprint for open source switchers.