[kwlug-disc] yeah, about that Canadian government open source RFI ...

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Feb 18 10:35:25 EST 2009

This was on the CBC yesterday. The alleged scheme goes back to 2005. So,
don't think the FLOSS RFP is directly related.

Even if the govt uses FLOSS, they will still rely on partners, consultants,
...etc. So, using FLOSS (or not) can still lead to this kind of corruption.

When there is a lot of money that is not yours and little oversight, these
things tend to happen ... sad human reality.

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting. I wonder if it's in any way related to the recent RFI
> that the government
> sent out about FLOSS?

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