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[4]: Bad Aftertaste
by Soulbender on Mon 12th Jul 2010 03:18 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Bad Aftertaste"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

The trouble with that assertion is the fact that Microsoft has many governments on a select licensing scheme where they pay a yearly subscription


So just cancel the select license. Or am i missing something?

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RE[5]: Bad Aftertaste
by kaiwai on Mon 12th Jul 2010 04:31 in reply to "RE[4]: Bad Aftertaste"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

So just cancel the select license. Or am i missing something?


Read the original reply about using Windows in a virtual machine, their existing licences cease once they cancel their subscription - if they're going to have to go out and buy several thousand new licences so that they can run a virtualised copy of Windows they might have well stayed with Windows in the first place.

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