With GOV.UK, British government redefines the online government platform – O’Reilly Radar
Reading this article made me realize there’s hope in making government sites better.
The state of the government sites in Israel for example is shameful, all written in .Net, no standards and no cross-platform consideration.
It’s a very good read.
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Why create an open source stack? “Why not?” asked Bracken. “It’s a government platform, and as such it belongs to us all and we want people to contribute and share in its development.”
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