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Wired: Munich Open Source Plows Ahead

Feb 11, 2004, 17:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Delio)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Munich is struggling with its planned migration from proprietary software to open-source applications, according to news stories in the German press that paint an increasingly gloomy picture of what had originally been widely described as a shining success story for Linux.

"Financial and technical problems have dogged 'Project LiMux--the IT-Evolution.' Resistance to change within Munich's Rathaus (City Hall) has also been cited in the German press as a source of problems that might delay the project.

"But Project LiMux team members said that the current problems aren't insurmountable and aren't directly connected to the use of open-source applications..."

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