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iStrategy (SA): Free software for every school PC?

Apr 20, 1999, 14:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"A free copy of Corel WordPerfect on every school computer in South Africa. That's the offer Corel CEO Michael Cowpland has made to the South African government..."

"Of course, it isn't as simple as that. The free software offered by Cowpland is the version of WordPerfect built for the Linux operating system ..."

"In an interview with iStrategy editor Arthur Goldstuck, Corel CEO Michael Cowpland made a similar offer to the South African government."

"I'd like to challenge the South African government to adopt our WordPerfect Linux for the education system and save a ton of money as well as endorsing a worldwide standard instead of endorsing a single company ..."

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