Brazzil.com: How Do You Say, 'Bye, Microsoft,' in Brazil?
Apr 29, 2004, 15:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mauricio Cardoso)
"Free software is already a reality in Brazil's government
institutions. Civil servants in federal, state, and municipal
spheres are installing and managing administrative structures with
platforms and applications based on open sources.
"To give civil servants even better preparation, the First Week
of Preparation and Training in Free Software was initiated at the
University of the Post Office, in Brasília, on April 26.
Over 2,200 civil servants are participating, free of charge, in 150
technical training courses that continue through April 30..."