[Ubuntu-be] iedereenonline.be / tousenligne.be PCs: where is Linux ?

Jan Claeys ubuntu at janc.be
Thu Dec 24 01:35:41 GMT 2009

Op woensdag 23-12-2009 om 14:34 uur [tijdzone +0100], schreef Y P:
> IMHO it's an easy way politics does like to repush the responsibility
> of those faults to another, here in this case they doesn't choosed the
> software offered, but they does accept to contribute in it! so this is
> a support of those non-free solutions, wheneven they do write you that
> it's the responsibility of the firms that were proposing the
> solutions. 

Actually, as Mila Druwe says, the government is not allowed to
push/force a particular proposal (that would be against fair

They can set some objective criteria though.

E.g. once the government finally moves over to ODF as the only real open
document format (as there exist no implementations of OOXML, and
probably never will), then the government can require compatibility with
ODF (so that people can communicate with the government efficiently).

Jan Claeys

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