[kwlug-disc] OSS/linux politics

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Tue Oct 5 20:43:08 EDT 2010


On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 08:19:57PM -0400, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> If you were elected a local councillor, how would you integrate 
> linux/OSS into the municipal structure?  And by integrate, I mean 
> actually pull it off somehow, from within a rigid beauracractic structure?

I think the first job is to find out how much money is currently spent
in the local public sector on proprietary software licenses alone.
Then make that number public, categorized by each service in the city.

- Chris




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