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On 3 Jan 2011 at 14:12, sophie wrote:

Hi Zaphod,
On 01/01/2011 20:52, Zaphod Feeblejocks wrote:
Did you know that anything running Linux in France is not a computer?  The outworking of
this is a skewed market in favour of MS operating systems, and therefore in favour of MS
applications.  This DOES affect LibO.

I would not be so affirmative concerning this news. The deputies (all of 

Bonjour Sophie,

Thank you for making this clear.  

If I have understood, some devices are not taxed because they run a version of an 
operating system intended for desktop PCs (Windows).  I imagine there will be lots of 
discussion in France about this - and also here in UK!  The French system of taxing portable 
media has been discussed as something we might do also and this 'tablet tax' might be 
attractive to some people.

I guess if you want to buy an iPad in France, now is a good time to do it!



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