May 6, 2002

MS in Peruvian Open Source nightmare

The Register has more details about the story that surfaced last week. There's a link to the Preuvian congressman's letter. "Apparently, the Peruvian government is considering a bill mandating open-source software for all public bureaux. From the congressman's letter, we gather that MS had circulated a FUD communiqué calculated to frighten world + dog with images of collapsing domestic software markets, spiraling costs and systems migration nightmares."
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