[Wolves] Sun Java Desktop (going off topic in a mad Rant!)

Mo Awkati mawkati at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Feb 3 21:05:55 GMT 2004

I know that West Yorkshire Police, and I think
Nottingham MBC use SUSE Linux. Perhaps the SUSE and
others might need to be a bit more aggresive in their
marketing strategies?


--- Steve Ruffles <douseruffles at spruffles.plus.com>
wrote: > Mo said
> > The issues with public sector organisations taking
> up
> > open source is not about the capabilities of
> Linux,
> > its the politics. The culture in public services
> is
> > that very few are prepared to take a "risk". 
> Agree Mo, 
> Price, security and stabilty might persuade the
> Mandarins to go for it. The
> NHS though has a pretty poor record in procurement
> of anything esp' IT
> systems.
> Also NHS = collection of tribes who can't agree on
> anything (esp' my lot!).
> Steve Ruffles
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