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Re: Australia Has New Free Software Guide

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____/ Gregory Shearman on Monday 11 Jul 2011 04:44 : \____

> On 2011-07-11, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Publication: Guide to Open Source Software
>> http://agimo.govspace.gov.au/2011/07/01/open-source-software-guide/
> "Agencies should keep in mind that open source software is not
> intrinsically of higher or lower quality than proprietary software. It
> is not inherently more or less secure, and it does not necessarily have
> a higher or lower total cost of ownership."
> Very good! Thanks for this notice, Roy. I've skimmed it and it looks
> comprehensive and very positive. It looks towards disabusing people of
> many of the Microsoft-induced misconceptions about FOSS.

Microsoft is frail. On the Web, even its cash cow, Office, is lagging.
Governments can see it. Microsoft executives keep fleeing, seeing the writings
on the wall.

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