[Linux-aus] Request for Grant under the Linux Australia Grants Program: UK Open Standards Consultation

Chris Neugebauer chrisjrn at gmail.com
Thu May 10 09:23:49 EST 2012

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Tim Ansell <mithro at mithis.com> wrote:
> Can I ask what the impact on Australia would be? This seems to be focused on
> the UK?

Is this line in the grant application insufficient?

"A favourable definition from the UK will be of benefit to the open
source community generally as it will lower barriers to acquisition of
open source applications.  Australian and other governments (eg EU)
will look to the UK when revising their own position on open data."


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