[Wolves] Re: The Open Source Development Paradigm

Peter Evans zen8486 at zen.co.uk
Fri Dec 9 09:27:14 GMT 2005

On Friday 09 December 2005 00:26, Peter Cannon wrote:
> I'm willing to bet MS offer a great deal to government bodies on their
> software and MS Word has been around a lot longer than oOo writer.

No bet - I happen to know the prices currently offered by MS to Local 
Government and Education authorities and believe me it's a brave IT manager 
that decides to go Open Source when speaking with the Bean Counters.

That said it's still not cheap to roll out Office to some 12,000 users.

Pete Evans

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