Wired News: Mexican Schools Embrace Linux
Nov 07, 1998, 03:09 (0 Talkback[s])
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In another coup for the open-source software movement, the
Mexican government plans to install Linux in 140,000 elementary-
and middle-school computer labs.
"We decided to go with Linux because of the cost of using
proprietary software," said Arturo Espinosa Aldama, the project's
The price tag for software alone on the project would have been
Cost factors aside, Espinosa said Linux is more reliable,
adaptable, and efficient.