Linked by David Adams on Tue 28th Dec 2010 04:51 UTC, submitted by tupp
Linux Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a plan for transition of power structures and the federal budget to free software. According to the document, the introduction of Linux in government should begin in II quarter 2012.
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RE[3]: Who obeys its country?
by Nth_Man on Tue 28th Dec 2010 16:28 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Who obeys its country?"
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2010-05-16

They, kind of, dot really need to. Because they have access to the Windows sources.

Mmm... they won't know if what they see is... the source code of it... until they will be able compile it, modify it, compile it again, test the resulting compiled system, etc

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RE[4]: Who obeys its country?
by Nth_Man on Tue 28th Dec 2010 16:34 in reply to "RE[3]: Who obeys its country?"
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2010-05-16

I mean, I can say that I have the secret formula of the coca-cola, and give Putin the recipe. But until they follow the recipe and try the product... they won't know if the "recipe" was really true or not.

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