The Polish Parliament has joined the open-source community.
Its offices have started the migration from PCs to an
x-terminal based computer infrastrucure. 100 Linux-based
x-terminals with the Intel Celeron processor and Linux operating
system installed in flash memory are almost ready to work.
All day-to-day parliamentary administrative tasks will now be
performed on Linux x-terminals with the StarOffice suite. Solaris
will be used as a StarOfiice server, but many of parliament's
network services, such as www, ftp, e-mail, and others are already
being handled by Linux.
It is really important that in public institutions, which are
spending public money, there is a real determination to find and
implement the best solutions, in certainly more safe and less