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Old 05-16-2009, 06:20 AM   #1
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LXer: The EU Parliament still sticks with Microsoft. Here’s why.


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Why does the EU Parliament stick with Office and other Microsoft software ? An Italian EU deputy, Marco Cappato, had the guts to ask. The reply was they were basing on a study made in 2005. He asked to them to make it public, but his request was refused. Nobody believed he could get the EU to make it public. An well known Italian IT website even called that ‘a miracle‘. I’m going no further, I’ll just translate Cappato’s post and attach here the document for the world to see. Up to you to judge how good it is. (not that is that the document is still super-secret, but it has been disclosed very recently and I guess you won’t have many other chances to read it otherwise)

[In the actual study, Gartner claims there are no mature Linux deployments in Europe(!) -- Sander]



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