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Comment: Governments are largest SW consumer (Score 1) 127

by smithdog (#2046233) Attached to: Open Source Funding Options
Given that the United States, China, Canada and others nations, are the largest consumers of computer software in their respective countries, it is obvious that public money pays for plenty of private/proprietary/commercial software development.

The relatively small amount of money that governments spend on research grants is money well spent, particulary when the source code that results from the research are published under the GNU General Public License.

According to all the latest reports, there was no truth in any of the earlier reports.

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