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Weblog:   The Growing Politicization of Open Source
Subject:   Open Source or Open Standards?
Date:   2002-08-16 12:06:25
From:   marutdc
Response to: Open Source or Open Standards?

A couple of problems overlooked in your comment concern security and access to the logic that operates on the data. The data belongs to the public and the logic which manipulates it should be public as well for both security reasons and for bug fixes and enhancements. The public should not have to suffer vendor lock-in.