[ubuntu-uk] Government IT spending outrageously high... anyone surprised?

Jacob Mansfield cyberjacob at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 17:14:19 UTC 2011


Windows server 2011  -  £982
Cost of overtime         -  £500
Look on the sysadmins face when he realizes that there's a better solution
for free - Priceless
Jacob Mansfield
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On 28 July 2011 18:10, TT Mooney <ttmooney at dilettantism.com> wrote:

> A lot of the folks on the list are involved with pitching FOSS to the
> government, and a call for smaller companies opens the doors for just that.
> Maybe I could have been clearer on that, but we have had lots of government
> IT policy discussions on the list.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Travis
>
> Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 4:35 PM, TT Mooney
> ><ttmooney at dilettantism.com>wrote:
> >
> >> From the Register:
> >>
> >
> >[snip]
> >
> >Why are you telling an Ubuntu mailing list?
> >
> >--
> >Steve
> >
> >When one person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many
> >people
> >suffer from a delusion it is called religion.
>
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