a little too glib
Posted Oct 18, 2006 5:08 UTC (Wed) by stevenj
In reply to: A Question of Choice (Linux Journal)
Parent article: A Question of Choice (Linux Journal)
ISC's approach is more subtle than that: they don't want governments to use any criteria other than price and immediate technical capabilities in order to evaluate software purchases.
They say that they want software to be judged only on its "merits". But they really mean that certain merits should be ignored—such as vendor-independence, transparency, or the ability to hire/encourage local developers.
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