[Perl] Perl in the Department of Defense of US

Gabor Szabo gabor at tracert.com
Thu Oct 31 09:19:59 PST 2002


There is a lot of discussion around the use of OOS and particulary Perl
in the DoD on the London.pm mailing list and the Perl Advocacy list.

We could also benefit from this

Techweb:
Defense Contractor Says Open-Source Software Is Good For Military
October 29, 2002
http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB20021029S0005

The article says that the American Department of Defense quite likes 
Open Source software - *and* particularly mentions their heavy use of Perl.



Here is the survey itself (it is 4Mb)
http://www.egovos.org/pdf/dodfoss.pdf

--
Gabor




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