O Canada! Canadians and Open Source

Friday, June 09 2006 @ 07:00 AM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

From Directions Magazine:

It is nearly common knowledge that GIS finds its origins in government agencies in that great northern territory we know as Canada. I say "nearly” because there are still those who believe that GIS was created by proprietary software vendors ... which I’ll bet makes the marketing guys at these companies more than happy with themselves.

Read the full thing at http://www.directionsmag.com/article.php?article_id=2194&trv=1