Linked by David Adams on Sun 11th Jul 2010 19:43 UTC
Microsoft U.K. government staff suggested replacing Microsoft Corp. operating systems on computers with free alternatives in response to a call for ideas for Prime Minister David Cameron's cost-cutting drive.
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RE: Bad Aftertaste
by Kroc on Sun 11th Jul 2010 20:50 UTC in reply to "Bad Aftertaste"
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No, this is a management problem, as usual. This call for Linux is coming from people who have known this all along, who have been fighting for Linux all the time and have been ignored by ignorant managers who go with Microsoft every time.

Government technology is not chosen based on merits, it’s based on who gets the say, that’s all.

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