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Re: [SLUG] [Fwd: Re: Computers & software for schools]
- To: lloyd <lbf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [Fwd: Re: Computers & software for schools]
- From: Martin Visser <martinvisser99@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 17:11:01 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:43 AM, lloyd <lbf@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Apart from Heracles, does anyone know who marketed Linux & FOSS to the NSW
> Department of
> Education prior to this decision? This is obviously relevant to statements
> about "Linux not compete".
> I think we can be sure that the competition to Linux were backed by
> substantial if not huge marketing expenditure.
I know for certain that at least one major vendor did have Linux as a key
part of their bid for this tender. I would be very surprised if there were
not more than one.