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ZDNET UK: Linux becomes people's choice in China

Nov 10, 1999, 20:09 (30 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Knight)

[ Thanks to David N. Welton for this link. ]

"There is a strong identification between communist China and the open-source free OS."

"The Chinese government is so enthusiastic about the community ethos behind the open source community that it is making Linux the official operating system of the Peoples Republic of China, thanks to a deal struck with US server side computing firm GraphOn."

"The Chinese government has displayed its enthusiasm for the community ethos behind the open source movement by moving towards Linux, thanks to a deal struck with server side computing firm GraphOn."

"The deal will allow a variety of server side applications to be run on cost efficient Linux boxes in Chinese universities, military installations and even within the government."

[ Strike through indicates text as originally published by ZDNET UK. lt-ed. ]

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