Open source: The new front
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| The open source debate is moving on, says Simon Moores. No more is it
| just about being cheaper and more reliable and secure than proprietary
| software - now it's about everyone working together.
| Often tired and over-discussed, the debate of open source vs
| proprietary software has over the summer, opened a second front:
| interoperability. This is injecting more life into an argument of
| increasingly strategic importance.
| Has business and in particular the public sector started along a path
| which, though recognising the benefits of interoperability, pays only
| lip-service to flexibility by electing a narrow, 'single-source'