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News.com.au: Coles Shops for Open Source

Oct 07, 2003, 16:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kelly Mills)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"Coles Myer has followed Telstra's lead and begun flirting with open-source software, such as Linux, as the retailer rationalises its IT operations.

"In what could be another blow to Microsoft's hegemony of the desktop, Coles has a number of Linux pilot projects on the boil.

"Commenting on recent moves by Telstra chief information officer Jeff Smith to pilot Linux on desktops, Coles Myer CIO Peter Mahler said: 'We are having a good discussion on it. His people are talking to my people...'"

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