ZDNet UK: Vienna to Softly Embrace Linux
Jan 26, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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The Austrian capital city of Vienna's local government is due to
start migrating its desktop PCs to open source software in the
second quarter of this year.
"Erwin Gillich, the head of IT at Vienna's municipal authority,
said this will be a 'soft migration' where users have the option of
switching from Microsoft Office 2000 to the open source
productivity application OpenOffice.org, and from Microsoft Windows
2000 to Linux..."