British Government Aggressively Promotes Open Source

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Since I’m writing this on St. Patrick’s Day, covering news involving the British government–those perfidious Hanoverians who dispossessed my Irish ancestors several centuries ago–feels just a little off-base. Still, the United Kingdom’s official endorsement of open source software, which became public just a few days ago, seems too important to miss, particularly for the implications it could have for businesses, governments and other organizations throughout the channel. For the record, apart from my Jacobite nostalgia, I don’t actually harbor any bitter fe (IT news)