On 13/05/11 20:02, plino wrote:
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/227849/open_source_advocates_angry_at_german_govt_decision.html This isn't even about OpenOffice vs LibreOffice... It's about Closed Source vs Open Source TBH I think it was a bad move to change radically if you have experienced and productive users trained on whatever program (regardless of the license). Also, if you need professional support you can't just move to Open Source, let alone a Linux distro that was still being developed... Could it be that it took them 6 years to realize that? -- View this message in context: http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/German-Foreign-Office-is-dropping-only-open-source-software-policy-tp2935716p2935716.html Sent from the Discuss mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
A bit offtopic of course, but what a waste! Suse have been there all the time and I'm pretty sure Redhat have a regional office serving Germany. So I think this cooks down to mismanagement above everything else... -Olav -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to email@example.com Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.documentfoundation.org/www/discuss/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted