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Old 19th January, 2007, 12:29 AM
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Post Open Source is good, says the EC

Open source gets European boost

Some large firms like Oracle use open source software
The European Commission has added its voice to the debate about the use of open source software.

A report funded by the Commission concludes that the software could offer considerable savings to organisations with little effect on their business.

The report found that in "almost all" cases long-term costs could be reduced by switching from proprietary software produced by firms such as Microsoft.


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