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Wed Mar 19 18:23:04 2003
Open Source Gets Booster Program
A think tank advocating the use of open source software in government
is launching a source-code escrow program that would let vendors make
money on proprietary software while eventually releasing their products
to the open source community. At least one software company says it may
be open to the idea.
Quiet Protest Marks Open Source Event
Free software advocates protesting the decision to include Microsoft
at an open source and government conference showed up in American
Revolutionary War uniforms and passed out a few flyers Monday but
otherwise didn't cause much of a ruckus.