Open Data Policy Guidelines » Guideline 16

16. Require code sharing or publishing open source

In addition to data, the code used to create government websites, portals, tools and other online resources can provide benefits as valuable open data itself. Governments should employ open source solutions whenever possible to enable sharing and make the most out of these benefits.

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