Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Nov 2006 10:55 UTC, submitted by Jean Claude
Linux French députés' offices will be equipped with a Linux operating system and open source productivity software. There will be 1154 French parliamentary workstations running on an open source OS, with, Firefox and an open source email client.
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RE[2]: Excellent news but ...
by poohgee on Mon 27th Nov 2006 16:14 UTC in reply to "Excellent news but ..."
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Well .. maybe half half - half politics - half belief .

Some things are still typically French - in a positive way .

Like closing shops during the day or all their "ridiculous" protesting - we could really learn something from them here in Germany - but then we just dont care enough & just want our peace ;) - which also isn't bad .

But a tendency away from MS towards OpenSource freedom might just be something fitting into the French mentality .

Highly IMOd ;)

Good Luck ;)

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