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shane at askaboutmoney.com
Sat Mar 20 09:36:50 GMT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Dennehy [mailto:Mark.Dennehy at cs.tcd.ie]
> 2) Companies go out of business. Do we have a contract that
> says that should Nedap go out of business in July that the
> designs and source code are opened to the customers so that
> the system can continue to be used for the cost of hiring
> a company to maintain the system: or do we have to spend
> another forty million euro to buy a new system?
I recall a mention by the Dept of an escrow contract that gives the Dept
access to the source code should Nedap/Powervote go out of business. I don't
know if they provided any real detail of the agreement, but they did
indicate that escrow was in place.
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