Linux not Windows: Why Munich is shifting back from Microsoft to open source

In a notable U-turn for the city, newly elected politicians in Munich have decided that its administration needs to use open-source software, instead of proprietary products like Microsoft Office. “Where it is technologically and financially possible, the city will put emphasis on open standards and free open-source licensed software,” a new coalition agreement negotiated between the recently elected Green party and the Social Democrats says.

Link: Linux not Windows: Why Munich is shifting back from Microsoft to open source
via http://www.zdnet.com

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