Vnunet: Revenue Considers Ditching Microsoft
Sep 26, 2002, 15:30 (17 Talkback[s])
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"The Inland Revenue is considering replacing its Microsoft PC
software with an open source alternative...
"The Revenue has held high-level talks with Sun Microsystems
about plans for its 70,000 desktops.
"Senior US-based Sun executives visited the UK to discuss the
issues involved in migrating Windows and Office users to Linux and
Sun's StarOffice software.
"Many of the Revenue's PCs run NT4 Workstation software, which
Microsoft will cease to support from June next year..."