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It’s Time For Local Authorities To Get Open Source

eWeek - A commitment to open source by a local authority in the UK could be groundbreaking, says Mark Taylor of Sirius.

Next week Bristol City Council will consider a solid commitment to open source software, going beyond what many regard as rather luke-warm support from central government for the idea of using open source to save costs. The possible deal is a feather in the cap of Mark Taylor, a long-standing open source advocate, and head of Sirius Corporation, an open source integrator based in the UK.