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

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____/ Mark Kent on Monday 04 Jan 2010 12:13 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> ____/ Mark Kent on Sunday 03 Jan 2010 14:52 : \____
>>> Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstromc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> 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.
>>> I think Munich will become the poster-child for the FOSS world.  I had
>>> thought that FOSS would take off first in relatively less developed
>>> economies, however, I'd not considered Microsoft's willingness to bribe
>>> their way back into such places - there have been several examples in
>>> Africa, afairc, either directly by Microsoft or by the "charitable"
>>> Gates Foundation, indirectly, but in each case, decisions to use FOSS
>>> have been reversed.
>>> Presumably, Munich isn't quite so tight for cash that it would find, or
>>> indeed, would have found, a quick "gift" appealing...
>>> No wonder Microsoft are advertising for "anti Linux" people.
>> Gates is also trying to monopolise African agriculture, with Monsanto, which
>> he invests in. He pushes for this along with Rockefeller, under the banner
>> "Green Revolution" (euphemism for slavery).
> Make sure you only eat organic food in the US - GM food is not labelled
> as such, so you could be consuming anything.  Further, the factorisation
> of meat production is such that one beefburger will contain parts of
> thousands of animals;  the potential for disease is staggering, and
> there have been several recalls of millions of "meat products" over the
> last few years, as well as some people (including young kids) getting
> exceptionally nasty forms of food poisoining, some of which kill in just
> a few days - there is no cure.
> Organic is safe, however.

The Royal Family apparently eats just organic.

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