Vol 128 Issue 3 2008-10-17 Article 20727 from section "Free and Open Source Software"

The Procurement Door May Be About to Open a Bit Wider

The Department of Defense may be at a turning point in its attitude
toward open source solutions, Bill Vass, Sun Microsystems Federal
COO, suggests. He cites a yet-to-be released memo being drafted in
the office of the Pentagon's CIO that is scheduled to be issued in
early November. Joab Jackson's article "Pentagon: Open Source Good to
Go" discusses the memo and its background.

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