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 zeb on Thu 29th May 2003 09:55 UTC

The cost will be lower for the middle and long-term. No MS tax anymore, it won't be necessary to upgrade each computer when MS decides to introduce new incompatibilities in the newer versions of Word.