The Hungarian government has announced that it will be modifying procurement rules to allow open source to be used in public sector organisations. Previously, procurement rules had apparently named vendors such as Microsoft and Novell. The new rules, according to Ferenc Baja, deputy minister for information technology, will allocate the same amount of money to acquiring open source products as to proprietary products. The move was announced at a press conference on April 2nd.

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8 years 40 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago


Ballmer's tactics?

I predict that Microsoft will announce a major new Hungarian "Initiative" before the month is out. Stay tuned to Boycott Novell to see this soon eventuate.