Free Software Foundation Europe: What Happened In Munich
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 4 March 2017 at 08:01 AM EST. 13 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
For those looking for some interesting weekend reading, the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has provided a lengthy write-up about what happened in Munich with regards to LiMux and the possibility of abandoning their Linux/open-source efforts in favor of going back to Microsoft Windows.

For those that missed it last month, Munich was looking at moving back to Microsoft software after having used their Ubuntu-based LiMux Linux platform for the past decade and a half.


The Munich city council and mayor haven't totally reverted their mind yet, but they have postponed the final decision. FSFE says their new mandate buys them additional time to work to convince them to stay with Linux and free software.

Those interested in a lengthy write-up on the matter can read What happened in Munich.
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