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Comment: Re:No choice anymore... (Score 1) 106

by Alkarismi (#26981809) Attached to: UK Government Boosts Open Source Adoption

It is a *fact* that Sirius' appointment has led to a noticeable uptake of Free Software in the Education sector.

It seems likely that the Becta procurement list appointment is some kind of 'trial run' by UK Gov, and we are likely to see Free Software vendors appearing on other lists.

It's high time the UK joined the rest of Europe in its rapid uptake of FOSS in across the Public Sector.

The time spent on any item of the agenda [of a finance committee] will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved. -- C.N. Parkinson

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