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ZDNET UK: Linux becomes people’s choice in China

[ 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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