Reuters: Munich Set to Approve Linux Despite Patent Worries

“More than a year after the German city of Munich declared its
landmark intention to abandon Microsoft Windows in favor of upstart
rival Linux, its councillors are finally ready to go ahead with the

“On Wednesday, the council is expected to take a calculated risk
and vote through the move, despite concerns about possible software
patent infringements in the face of coming European Union
legislation that caused months of delay…”

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