[Linux-aus] Japan, China, Korea plan Windows replacement ["...such as Linux..."]
leon at cyberknights.com.au
Mon Sep 1 08:16:02 UTC 2003
Apparently Malaysia and Denmark were being too subtle:
Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) said that, if the plan matures,
the three nations are likely to build upon an open-source
operating system, such as Linux, and develop an inexpensive
and trustworthy system.
The plan is to be proposed by Japanese Trade Minister Takeo
Hiranuma at a meeting of economic ministers from the three
nations in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, it said, adding that
agreement was seen as likely.
The three governments may even consider partly subsidising
development of the new system, which could eventually be
used in government computer networks.
Thanks to Ed Hurst for the link. All of this in two days... makes one
wonder what's around the corner. (-:
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