from the here-comes-the-big-discount-offer-from-microsoft dept.
Cameron Logie writes "The UK Government has today announced full backing for greater adoption of Open Source solutions in the public sector. According to the article at the BBC News site, 'Government departments will be required to adopt open source software when "there is no significant overall cost difference between open and non-open source products" because of its "inherent flexibility."'"
Prof: So the American government went to IBM to come up with a data
encryption standard and they came up with ...