Saturday, October 31, 2009

Drupal Moves Into the White House - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

Interesting times

“While open source is already widespread throughout the government, its adoption by the White House will almost certainly give permission for much wider uptake,” wrote Tim O’Reilly, who publishes books and holds conferences about open-source software.

The government’s leanings toward open source have become more apparent under the Obama administration. Aneesh Chopra, the nation’s first chief technology officer, has been hanging out with prominent open-source types, and there seems to be a notion that open-source software matches up well with President Obama’s espoused ideals on transparency and community involvement in projects.

Drupal Moves Into the White House - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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