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Vienna Hobbles Open-Source Migration

Jun 06, 2008, 12:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"In a setback for the City of Vienna's three-year-old open-source migration programme, city authorities decided on Wednesday to scrap most of the systems that have so far adopted the city's custom-built Linux distribution, instead approving an €8m migration to Windows Vista.

"The Vienna district council on Wednesday formally approved a budget of €8m (£6.3m [US$12.5m]) for migrating Windows 2000 systems to Vista and Office 2007, according to a report from Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF), the Austrian national public service broadcaster..."

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