Seattle Post Intelligencer: City of Vienna May Substitute Linux for Microsoft
Sep 11, 2003, 14:30 (21 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft Corp. may lose 15,000 customers for its Windows
operating system as the Viennese city government considers phasing
in Linux software, a city official said yesterday.
"The Austrian capital will decide by the middle of 2004 whether
to start phasing in Linux, said Erwin Gillich, deputy head of the
city's information technology unit.
"Vienna may switch several hundred computers a year over to
Linux through 2007 to assess the system, he said in a phone