"Munich is struggling with its planned migration from
proprietary software to open-source applications, according to news
stories in the German press that paint an increasingly gloomy
picture of what had originally been widely described as a shining
success story for Linux.
"Financial and technical problems have dogged 'Project
LiMux--the IT-Evolution.' Resistance to change within Munich's
Rathaus (City Hall) has also been cited in the German press as a
source of problems that might delay the project.
"But Project LiMux team members said that the current problems
aren't insurmountable and aren't directly connected to the use of