news: French schools go open source

news: French schools go open source

Post by bo » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00 French schools go open source
   Dec 10, 1999, 06:40 UTC (0 Talkbacks) (Other stories by John Oates)

   [ Thanks to Phillip Brown for this link. ]

"Linux got yet another boost today with news that French
schools across the nation are to deploy the operating
system on Cobalt servers...."

"The roll-out will begin later this month. A spokesman
for the company said the qube is perfect for the education
market because they are specifically designed to be set-up by
people with minimal IT skills. Using Linux, he added, was
also an obvious choice because of the lack of software licensing costs."

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