The Register: MS Scorns Israeli OpenOffice Defection
Nov 24, 2003, 18:00 (12 Talkback[s])
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"The Israeli Ministry of Commerce--essentially the treasury--has
suspended all contracts with Microsoft.
"First out of the door is the Israeli employment agency, which
will replace 550 out of 700 users with OpenOffice. The contract
represents a hardware win for IBM. Some 150 staff will stay on
Microsoft Office. For now, all the switchers will remain on
Windows, running the Win32 version of the software libre equivalent
of Microsoft Office..."