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Haaretz Daily: Microsoft Agrees to Let Treasury Buy Partial Office Software Suite

Jan 10, 2004, 07:00 (17 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft has acceded to the Finance Ministry's demand that it be allowed to purchase individual components of Microsoft Office, rather than having to purchase the entire package, the ministry said yesterday.

"Since this was the heart of the dispute between the ministry and Microsoft--a dispute that recently led the ministry to threaten that it would stop using Microsoft products and switch to open-code software--this concession would presumably clear the way for the ministry to sign a new deal with Microsoft..."

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