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: Until they need support
by l3v1 on Mon 12th Jul 2010 09:46 UTC in reply to "Until they need support"
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going to spend on an army of uber-geeks to support the desktops

First, you sound like MS apps & sw wouldn't require an army of support staff to operate. Second, which sounds better: paying more for one company, or paying less [or nothing] for another company and spend a bit more on support staff - which means more jobs and in the long run lower dependence on a single company. From a politics point of view the second sounds like a winner.

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