Follow

This is nice! It looks like the Government of Canada's Directive on the Management of Information Technology now says "Where possible, use open standards and open source software first" and goes on into detail with more guidance. I'm fully in favour of this sort of thinking, especially since it's a more free and sustainable approach tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx

@jc I note that Trudeau uses Twitter, when ActivityPub is an open standard

@bgcarlisle It's true, right after you posted that I looked to see if there was any official gov't announcement on Twitter... thinking it would be an opportunity to call attention... but I didn't see one.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Scholar Social

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully. Read more ...