A Summer of Linux Delights
Jul 24, 2009, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Katherine Noyes)
"'Making Significant Headway'
"The United States Postal Service More about USPS, meanwhile,
boosted FOSS up a notch or two when it announced recently that it
has moved its package-tracking system from a Sun Solaris
environment onto HP (NYSE: HPQ) More about Hewlett-Packard machines
running GNU /Linux.
""In today's sagging economy and economic downturn, it's good to
see the U.S. Government tightening its belt and cutting costs by
using open source software to help curb spending," wrote Lisa
Hoover on OStatic, where the news was soon picked up. "FOSS is
making significant headway and may be on the road to winning the
"Slashdot, Digg and LWN were among the other sites that jumped
on the good news, which had a distinctly refreshing effect
throughout the blogosphere."