FOSS documents

FOSS SECURITY ISSUES

Appendix E to POLICY ON FREE and OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE USE for SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT

ODF migration guidelines

Guidelines to migrate to to Open Document Format according to MIOS (Minimum Interoperability Standards)

FOSS advisory document

Free/Libre & Open Source Software and Open Standards in South Africa A Critical Issue for Addressing the Digital Divide National Advisory Council on Innovation Open Software Working Group July 2004 Version 2.6.9

SITA SCM OEM CIRCULAR 1 OF 2017/2018

This is commonly referred to as 'the framework agreement' and its implementation is determined by NATIONAL TREASURY SCM CIRCULAR NO 3 of 2017/2018. This is relevant to the FOSS GIS debate because ESRI and Oracle are on this list. While its purpose is cost-saving, it has been abused to enable ELA renewals in inappropriate situations. And FOSS options, which provide the greatest cost saving of all, are not even on the list.

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