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Standblog: French Gendarmerie National Switches to Firefox and Thunderbird

Jan 05, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"In an interview published by French Magazine Linux Pratique, Général Brachet, in charge of IT for Gendarmerie Nationale explains why the French Military Police force (more than 100,000 personnel) has chosen to deploy Firefox and Thunderbird to respectively 70,000 and 45,000 seats. Here are a few excerpts:

"Linux Pratique: What are the most important features of Firefox 1.5?

"Général Brachet: These features are independent of the version number. The most important things about Firefox are its compliance with W3C standards and its availability on several platforms (Microsoft, Linux and Mac)..."

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