AP/Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Austin Considering Shift from Microsoft to Free Software
Dec 18, 2003, 17:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Koenig)
"The tech hot spot of Austin is considering removing Microsoft
Corp. software from some of its computers and replacing it with
open-source software in what could be another setback for the
technology giant's lucrative government business.
"The city could wind up with Linux-based open-source systems for
some functions on its 5,200 desktops and Microsoft for others, said
Pete Collins, the city's acting chief information officer.
"'It's going to be a hybrid solution,' Collins said..."
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