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U.K. Government Launches Second Open Standards Consultation

WSJ - The U.K. government’s adoption and support of the use of open standards in its IT infrastructure seems to be proceeding in ways that are open to varying interpretation. To begin with it seemed so straightforward.

In March of last year the government put forward an ICT strategy with an unequivocal commitment to open standards. An initial consultation process on how best to ensure this concluded with a decision to carry on talking.

So a second survey of opinions was launched last week, as TechWeek Europe reports: