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[wlug] DHBs to test open source alternative to Windows and Office

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Craig Box craig@d...
Mon Apr 11 11:31:11 NZST 2005

> As long as this doesn't make the linux desktop users feel 'second
> class' or give the impression of 'using cheaper inferior software'
> then this seems like a smart move. $20million in saved licensing
> could pay for a lot of new hardware, or custom software development...

I bought this up with Daniel after the $10million school issue.  I said
"wouldn't $10 million be better spent on development of software?"  He
reminded me that the last time the government tried this it was called
INCIS, and they weren't likely to be too keen on doing it again.


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