Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 16:15 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Linux The government-run Central Trust of China has mandated for the first time that all desktop computers purchased from now on must be Linux-compatible, demonstrating the Chinese government's desire to widen the nation's usage of open source software. "It is a global trend that Linux is gaining wider adoption due to its lower costs and better adaptability," Mike Lin, a consultant at the Taipei Computer Association, told the Taipei Times yesterday. Note: This article is about the Republic Of China (Taiwan) and not The People's Republic Of China.
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by MechR on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 21:06 UTC
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Hm, could the title be changed to say "Taiwanese government," then, to avoid widespread confusion? Even if you have a "one China" stance, this policy comes from the Taiwanese government, and only covers Taiwan and not the mainland.

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