[svlug] C-SPAN 2's FCC Interoperability Subcommittee
nbs at sonic.net
Fri Sep 30 11:09:41 PDT 2005
On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 02:21:58AM -0700, John Conover wrote:
> I just caught the end of it, but one of the panel members (I didn't
> catch the name,) was from California that mentioned that Open Source
> was the way to solve a lot of the interoperability issues, which was
> one of the major problems. He mentioned Open Source about 20 times.
Don't you know, Open Source and open document formats are bad, and will
cost us taxpayers lots of money?
I couldn't find the specific articles I noticed in my RSS feeds at home,
but a quick Google found some David Coursey articles over at eWeek which
seem to be poo-poo'ing the idea:
Additionally, this Inquirer article looks kinda funny:
I should probably read this crap before I post the URLs, huh? ... BAH!
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