Munich tries to quit Microsoft, The Weather Channel goes open source, and more
Nov 24, 2013, 18:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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The challenges Munich faced while quitting Microsoft
This TechRepublic article "How Munich rejected Steve Ballmer and kicked Microsoft out of the city" is so beautifully-written that I don't even want to summarize it for you. I'm pasting the first three sentences, and if your open source-loving heart doesn't want to read more, then just skip this news item altogether: "Breaking up with Microsoft is hard to do. Just ask Peter Hofmann, the man leading the City of Munich's project to ditch Windows and Office in favour of open source alternatives."