Help with 'Open Source' Briefing
lfinch at asitis.net.au
Sun Dec 8 16:39:48 EST 2002
This is an article on the Pentagon and open source, if it's any help.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Jenkin" <sjenkin at pcug.org.au>
To: "clug" <linux at lists.samba.org>
Cc: "Tom Worthington" <tom.worthington at tomw.net.au>
Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2002 3:55 PM
Subject: Help with 'Open Source' Briefing
> I've got an hour on Thu 19th Dec with Ted Quinlan [deputy Chief minister]
> 'brief' him on Open Source.
> I've got the structure done [4 sections: 'What is "Open Src"',
> Advantages', 'Actions'] I've had it explained to me to keep it _simple_
> and not to expect any reaction on the spot [that's up to the advisors &
> machine later].
> I'm asking the group for specific help on 2 points:
> - Real URL's that show that using OpenSrc is 'safe', especially in Govt.
> - Any URL's or refs to articles that show Canberra/ACT is 'uniquely
> [A friend remembered an article claiming "4 of the 'top ten' opensrc
> were in ACT. Tridge, Paulus, Rusty Russell. Anyone seen the article or
> the fourth?]
> Steve Jenkin, Unix Sys Admin
> PO Box 48, Kippax, ACT 2615
> 0412 786 915
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