Microsoft's Open Source Fears

Deidra McIntyre lists at
Tue Feb 4 10:14:43 EST 2003

For anyone who may have missed this link posted to the WWWAC list.

Here's one of their fears:

Microsoft has been increasingly concerned by moves such as that of the
German government, which announced last June that it was moving to
standardize on Linux and an open-source IT model at the federal, state and
communal levels.

The German government's move followed more than 75 other government
customers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Federal Aviation
Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Air Force and
Pinellas County, Fla., are all using Linux, as are agencies in the
governments of China, Singapore and Australia.

Here's the Full article:,3959,857638,00.asp

Deidra McIntyre

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