Munich voting: Slam the door on Windows?

Posted by bstadil on Jun 15, 2004 2:26 PM EDT
; By Dina Bass and Benedikt Kammel
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Munich decides this week whether to remove the Windows operating system from 14,000 municipal computers. Following a one year of trial Munich may become the biggest Microsoft customer to switch to Linux personal-computer software.

The city's 82-member council, after more than a year of review, will vote tomorrow on a proposal to change to Linux, according to an agenda for the meeting. It would be the biggest PC defection to Linux ever, said Brendan Barnicle, an analyst at Pacific Crest Securities in Portland.

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he will have eat his hat . srinivasan 0 1,346 Jun 15, 2004 6:20 PM
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