Linked by jonas.kirilla on Mon 7th Feb 2011 22:37 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "One member of the European Parliament and a handful of their advisors and assistants started a free software group last Saturday, aiming to increase the use of Free and open source software in the European Parliament's IT infrastructure. The user group is open to all who work in the European Parliament, including staff and assistants working in political groups."
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RE[4]: EU giving in to MS
by cheemosabe on Tue 8th Feb 2011 09:23 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: EU giving in to MS"
cheemosabe
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2009-11-29

Others might just mean something like "a published specification that I may obtain (either by buying or downloading for free) and implement


Are you #&^@#*&^ serious? ActiveSync then is and open protocol by your definition.

Edited 2011-02-08 09:25 UTC

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RE[5]: EU giving in to MS
by JAlexoid on Tue 8th Feb 2011 12:14 in reply to "RE[4]: EU giving in to MS"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Are you #&^@#*&^ serious? ActiveSync then is and open protocol by your definition.

Yep. That is why it's being used in gov't institutions and that is why I believe I am being ripped off by Microsoft and have 0 shame in saying that I don't pay for their software a single penny. Every single other piece of software I own is legally obtained through.

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