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Re: [News] "GNU/Linux Migration in Munich is in Good Shape"

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Sunday 03 Jan 2010 13:55 : \____

> Mark Kent pulled this Usenet boner:
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> GNU/Linux Migration in Munich is in Good Shape
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| There is an end-of-2009 article by Floschi
>>>| that shows the migration has overcome all the
>>>| obstacles and made good progress:
>>>|     * 2500 GNU/Linux clients spread over all
>>>|     12 departments
>>>|     * 20000 ODF templates produced and ODF is
>>>|     the standard format for documents
>>>|     * FLOSS apps everywhere in use daily
>>> `----
>>> http://pogson.6k.ca/2009/12/31/gnulinux-migration-in-munich-is-in-good-shape/
>> That's a really impressive performance, well done the Munich folk.  One
>> wonders if they might be willing to share some of their 20,000 templates
>> for the wider ODF community - this could be another area where the FOSS
>> approach could be a winner for everyone.
>> One can see Microsoft's influence retreating, just like any decaying
>> empire.
>    It looks like 2010 will be a great year in Munich. The difficulty of the
>    migration shows how great is the hold on IT due to monopoly. It shows
>    that there is no time better than the present to escape monopoly.

It's not just Munich anymore. Other cities in Europe followed their example (not just
in Germany) and there's reuse. 

Where Microsoft bribes to prevent it, money is sent down the drain and Microsoft needs
to borrow even more money from the bank. How long can they tell the lender that they need
the money for bribes (e.g. EDGI)?

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