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[5]: Until they need support
by sorpigal on Tue 13th Jul 2010 11:25 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Until they need support"
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The Munich thing was quite a while ago now and it must be said that a lot has changed, some of it as a direct result of contributions by people working on the project. Much of the infrastructure that they had to struggle to build would be easier (read: cheaper) to set up today.

I don't know how much that kind of thing factored in to their estimate, though.

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