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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Germany vs US
by Tyr on Wed 28th May 2003 22:24 UTC

This should not be seen as a negative move against the US, but as a positive move towards supporting IT developement (and spending) in their own country. Just another advantage of open source Linux can be American in the US, finnish in Finland and german in germany - all at the same time.