peru has no windows.

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  1. Peru rejects Microsoft Windows

    Open Source only for civil servants

    By Nick Farrell: Thursday 29 September 2005, 07:45
    PERU HAS passed legislation that would force public institutions to
    consider open source software as an alternative to proprietary systems
    such as Windows.

    Peru’s Congress approved the legislation, which would prohibit any
    public institution from purchasing computer equipment that ties users to
    a particular type of software or "in any manner limits information
    autonomy." Public institutions would not be allowed to have a preference
    for either proprietary software, like Microsoft.

    All bids would have to be decided on cost and suitability to particular
    needs. The reasons for software selection would have to be posted on the
    Internet, unless doing so could compromise national security.

    flag of PeruHowever the end is not in sight yet for Vole. There is an
    outside possibility that it, along with other purveyors of proprietary
    products, might lean on the President Alejandro Toledo.

    He can refuse to sign the bill into law and is currently remaining quiet
    about his views.

    In the past, Toledo appeared alongside King William Gates III to
    announce the donation of $550,000 in money, software and consulting
    services to the Peruvian government for educational and "e-government"
    initiatives.

    http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=26550

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    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Sep 29, 2005
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  2. Dave - Dave.net.nz

    Rob J Guest

    In article <>,
    says...

    > In the past, Toledo appeared alongside King William Gates III to
    > announce the donation of $550,000 in money, software and consulting
    > services to the Peruvian government for educational and "e-government"
    > initiatives.


    This post must be fictional with crap like that in it.
    Rob J, Sep 30, 2005
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  3. Rob J wrote:
    >>In the past, Toledo appeared alongside King William Gates III to
    >>announce the donation of $550,000 in money, software and consulting
    >>services to the Peruvian government for educational and "e-government"
    >>initiatives.


    > This post must be fictional with crap like that in it.


    nah, just reported with a bit of humour thrown in... its a damn funny
    daily read if you like brittish humour.

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    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Sep 30, 2005
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  4. In article <>,
    "Dave - Dave.net.nz" <> wrote:

    >Open Source only for civil servants


    Trouble is, that can be parsed two ways. Might be clearer as

    Open Source only, for civil servants

    don't you think?
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Sep 30, 2005
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