Open Source: national frameworks

by Randolph Metcalfe on 1 January 2005


Open Source: national frameworks was a one-day conference held in central London that addressed the following topics:

  • e-Government in the UK, and the status of current government recommendations about open source in software procurement
  • the position of the JISC, and other central research funding bodies, on open source licensing, copyright etc
  • the picture from other European countries
  • what the academic study of open source is teaching us

Presentations (pdf):

Copyright for these presentations remains with the presenters. Used with permission.

Open Source: national frameworks was organised by OSS Watch,, the open source software advisory service for UK HE and FE. For further information contact