Big news for #OpenSource in Canada!
I think I might be crying. It's so beautiful
Merci @unicornfarts! C'est la meilleure "bonne nouvelle" que j'ai lue depuis des mois!
This makes me want to move to Canada. " If a custom-built application is the appropriate option, by default any source code written by the government must be released in an open format via Government of Canada websites and services designated by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat"
@unicornfarts have you noticed the disaster that has been Services Canada over the past few years? People not getting paycheques, ppl underpaid, ppl overpaid. It's been a nightmare for fed employees.
Also, IT probs, of course, but it's hard to care about those when you can't pay your mortgage.
No, I don't work for the govt.
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