Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 28th May 2003 18:28 UTC, submitted by michael
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y In what is being called "one of the largest desktop migrations to Linux ever seen", Microsoft seems to have lost a major account worth "tens of millions of euros" when the city of Munich said on Wednesday it would switch 14,000 computers from Microsoft's Windows operating system to Linux.
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by Don Cox on Wed 28th May 2003 20:42 UTC

"and microsoft was able to give them up to 90% of reduction on all the microsoft software and munich still did not choose microsoft."

It wouldn't be too hard to guess that those discounts would go away in a year or two.

"Americans should consider proving a point with german goods and services by boycotting them."

Ban German OSes. ;-)