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Executive Office of the President

Strategy to adopt open-source software

I propose that the government adopt open source software. This is similar to entries 195,556, 5520, 5521, and 13838; however, they lack a strategy to realize this goal. Here, a strategy is proposed. The main hurdles that are faced in any effort to reach this goal are
1. Security questions
2. Compatibility questions.
The main benefits of this goal are
1. Huge cost savings
2. Control over compatibility and data-retention... more »