Weblog:   Oregon Open Source Bill Killed By Lobbyists?
Subject:   do we need an open source bureaucracy?
Date:   2003-05-09 13:50:47
From:   anonymous2
The bill died not because it advocated open source but because the way it tried to do it would have created a bureaucratic mess.

There is no law to prevent the State of Oregon from using open source somewhere, and it does. The bill was a cure that was worse than the disease it purported to treat.

--R Robert, State of Oregon system administrator